Welcome to Takotna! This Iditarod checkpoint is 329 miles into the 1000-mile race to Nome. 

Takotna is a small town with a population of 51 people. It has a store and a restaurant. According to Iditarod.com, "This is one of the smallest towns with one of the biggest welcomes."

KTVA's trail team captured these pictures from the checkpoint. 

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Photos: From the Nikolai checkpoint 

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Photos: Mushers of the 2018 Iditarod