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Chugach State Park

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Address: Mile 115 Seward Highway, Girdwood, AK 99587
Phone Number: +1 907 694 2108
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This 495,000-acre state park includes Flattop Mountain, the most climbed...

This 495,000-acre state park includes Flattop Mountain, the most climbed mountain in Alaska.

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Outstanding Outdoor opportunities !

Combined with the Chugach National Forrest this offers 9000 square miles of awesome views and outdoor activities North, East, and South of Anchorage. Up O'Malley Road and less... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 7, 2015
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Marietta, Georgia

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Marietta, Georgia
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553 reviews
102 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 288 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

Combined with the Chugach National Forrest this offers 9000 square miles of awesome views and outdoor activities North, East, and South of Anchorage. Up O'Malley Road and less than 30 minutes from downtown Anchorage even in traffic are trailheads that offer tremendous views of the mountains, including Denali on a rare clear day, Anchorage, Cook inlet, Turnagin inlet, Lake Hood... More 

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Uvalde, Texas
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

We stayed in Eagle River, so this park was very convenient and more populated with visitors than other hikes we took later. An area was closed due to bear activity. We hiked 9 of our 11 days in various parks. This was our first and was nice thing to do with little physical effort. Enjoyed it!

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Thank Joyce A
Indianapolis, Indiana
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249 reviews
125 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

A highway goes through this park, so we admired everything from the bus on our way to another stop. It looks stunning! Several moose, blooming amenones, and spectacular views. I we'd made plans to stop and enjoy the wonders.

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Palmer, Alaska
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48 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

The title says it all. Literally could spend a month doing so much! There is something here for the entire family. Biking, hiking, camping and four wheeling. Photo ops galore. Bring hand sanitizer and your own toilet paper if you plan to use any of the provided potties! Yikes! Beautiful.

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Thank Ivypetals
Austin
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111 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

This park is huge and amazing. We did an ATV tour in the rain forest area and it provided us with some of the most beautiful views I have ever seen. Saw a waterfall and stream with salmon spawning. Also white water rafted on another section.

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Anchorage
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45 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

While it's not really a secret, most of us who live in Anchorage haven't really seen most of what southcentral has to offer right in our back yard. In the spring, when the warm weather is just starting to melt the snow off of the trails, the Turnagain Arm trail is one of the first to provide good, reasonably dry... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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29 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Just driving down the Seward Highway I believe you drive through this beautiful place. Check out the BORE TIDE. Super cool wave the seems to go through the whole lake and last for about 23 minutes!! It's only about 4 ft. tall but locals gather to see the magic. Happens once a day around 3:00-4:00pm. check times online or at... More 

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Soldotna, Alaska
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6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

their is a lot to see from mt's rivers,to broal land.forest, lakes,to the cook inlet to a drive along the world famous kenai river to homer on katamac bay,and of course to captain cook state park too much to see in one day.

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Staten Island , NY
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22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

This park will take your breath away. Magnificent views everywhere! Make sure you have proper waking shoes, dress in layers, hydrate, hydrate, hydrate and bring your camera.

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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44 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

You can camp here, walk the trails, or bike, but be sure to bring your camera along to capture amazing sights. You will see glaciers, waterfalls, gorgeous aqua blue glacial lakes, mountains, and more!

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