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Chugach National Forest

Address: 3301 C Street, Anchorage, AK 99503 (Midtown)
Phone Number: 907-743-9500
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Ranked #2 of 87 Attractions in Anchorage
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Forests, National Parks, Outdoors
Activities: Heli-skiing, Kayaking
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Type: Forests, National Parks, Outdoors
Activities: Heli-skiing, Kayaking

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Anchorage, Alaska
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51 reviews 51 reviews
18 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This place is amazing! if you ever get the chance to rent a car or RV and drive across this part of Alaska then do it! wildlife can be found everywhere, amazing photography opportunities and endless hours of enjoyment on the road

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South Fallsburg, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

The guided hike we took was great. Guide was knowledgeable about the flora and fauna. I am not a hiker and the guide made sure that the hike went at my pace and rested when she could see I was getting tired

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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126 reviews 126 reviews
15 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Took a hike on 4+ inches of packed snow into the valley surrounded by magnificent mountains. X-country skiers, hikers, dogs and mountain bikers loving on the trails in the area. Views of Mt. McKinley/Denali were breath taking. Also fantastic views of Anchorage. Definitely a must do/see.

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Durango, Colorado
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

A truly beautiful place, be aware of your surroundings. Alaska is wild and one should never forget that. I saw a lot of wildlife and a lot of wild Alaska.

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Canby, Oregon
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Easy access to various parks, lakes, trails. We did day trips from Anchorage and went to different sites. Easy trails to walk on.

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Palmer, Alaska, United States
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91 reviews 91 reviews
35 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I drive here winter and summer taking thousands of photos. It is awesome in the autumn. The wildlife is abundant and beautiful. Take your time and enjoy this wonderful area of Alaska. It is a good idea to have an extra 5 gallon can of gas, oil, water, snack food, coats and a medical kit in your car any time... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Pointing my rental car south to Homer, I was mesmerized by the beauty in the Chugach National Forest. A photo op at every turn. Thank goodness for all of the pull-off areas...get the camera! I have never seen anything so gorgeous. Something you have to drive thu...bucket list material for sure.

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gardnerville, nv
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61 reviews 61 reviews
30 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We drove thru the forest into the Kenai peninsula. The road is in good repair, but well known for accidents (saw none) Lakes, glaciers, meadows, mountains, who can ask for anything more?

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Helmond, The Netherlands
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199 reviews 199 reviews
19 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Chugach national forest is beautiful. The location very near to Anchorage is fine too. We hav been at some lakes and also in the wilderness to the North east. Chugach also stretches to Kenai peninsula.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

wonderful trails to hike along, as long as you watch for the moose of course. the drive is spectacular. I couldn't imagine any better view.

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