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Address: Indian, AK
Description: Mountains located in Chugach State Park.

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Viewpoint over Anchorage

Steep but very accessible drive to parking lot, then a moderate stroll up to the viewing area giving fantastic views over Anchorage & the Cook Inlet. Parking fee $5.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 5, 2014
Rainham, United Kingdom
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Rainham, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
15 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Steep but very accessible drive to parking lot, then a moderate stroll up to the viewing area giving fantastic views over Anchorage & the Cook Inlet. Parking fee $5.

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Miami, Florida
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

This is an easy to visit spot on Anchorage's east side. From the Glen Alps parking lot, we took a short, easy walk to the Anchorage Overlook at sunset. What a spectacular view!! This is also the parking lot for the Blueberry Loop/Flat Top trailhead. A shuttle runs to this area from Downtown Anchorage during the summer. Weather and parking... More 

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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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189 reviews 189 reviews
43 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2012

When we read about this attraction, we were concerned that we would be driving up a steep, treacherous road, and that is certainly not the case. It's easily accessible, and a very pleasant drive. Once you arrive at the Trailhead, you have several options as far as hiking and viewing. You can see some magnificent views by hiking short distances,... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
18 reviews 18 reviews
17 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2012

Glen Alps is located at the end of a steep road high above southeast Anchorage.  Not near Indian and NOT near Wasilla.  Great spot for day hikes in the mountains behind Anchorage.  Parking lot often full by mid-day.  Don't try parking elsewhere, as you will be ticketed/towed.  The lot isn't patrolled and break-in's have been reported.  But MOST of the... More 

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