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Chugach National Forest

3301 C Street, Anchorage, AK 99503 (Midtown)
907-743-9500
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Ranked #2 of 102 Attractions in Anchorage
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: National Parks, Forests
Activities: Heli-skiing, Kayaking
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greece
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Chugach is vast and absolutely gorgeous, the dense rainforest and the wildlife that calls it home, all makes for a great visit. Go hiking or see the coast of the forest from a cruise ship. You think you're in Costa Rica!

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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

There are so many trails and spots in Chugach. OUr favorite was Glen Alps trails and Flat top mountain. The views of the city our amazing. It is windy at time so dress accordingly. They say you can see Denali on a clear day and the northern lights after August 1 th sometime between 1 Pm and 3 AM. We... More

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Boscawen, New Hampshire
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

Visited Exit Glacier, We hiked in about 45 minutes uneven ground but fairly easy walk. , Well worth the time to see a glacier up close.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

from easy to extreme, this park has trails for everyone and has amazing views of Anchorage and Cooks inlet.

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Sayville, New York
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47 reviews 47 reviews
27 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Amazing views overlooking anchorage,great outdoor stairmaster!my family went all the way to the top I went as fas as where the steps end so it's a great hike for almost everyone.Saw moose at the park entrance and found some wild blueberries in a pasture.If you dont have much time in anchorage it's a great quick excursion and it's free (except... More

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19 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

It is actually considered a rain forest!!! It is covered in trees and there are many many waterfalls that run down the mountains between.

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Alaska
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

A must do and see drive if you come to Alaska! Many points of interest and it it possible to see eagles, bear, mountain sheep, mountain goats, beluga, there also has been a killer whale spotted in the area once. You can drive the Seward Highway to view Chugach Mountains from Girdwood all the way to Seward. Dont forget to... More

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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70 reviews 70 reviews
31 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We drove from Anchorage to Homer, so everything we saw was from the highway. But wow, it was worth it. Amazing drive and the way back we will plan some hikes.

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Jasper, Georgia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Great views 360 degrees around you. The seward hwy is so pretty you have to force your self to keep an eye on the road.

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Fayetteville, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews 43 reviews
20 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This camp ground has a nice, well marked 3 mile hiking trail to a natural water fall. We were there to see the salmon run.

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