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Address: Chugach State Park, Anchorage, AK
Phone Number: 907-345-5014

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Nice hiking

Very pretty area with camping, hiking, a gorgeous lake with 360 degree views of the mountains. Also offer kayak and bike rentals. We went on a sunny day and it was lovely hiking... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Very pretty area with camping, hiking, a gorgeous lake with 360 degree views of the mountains. Also offer kayak and bike rentals. We went on a sunny day and it was lovely hiking the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

This is nature at its best and stunningly beautiful! One of my all time favorite places to spend the afternoon while we were stationed nearby. The early fall is the best time to visit and see spectacular fall foliage. Be mindful of wildlife, you are the visitor in their backyard. Take the time to make the drive, it's worth it.

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Caldwell, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Beautiful lake and country surrounding. Loved to be able to breath in the mountain air. It is 5 to park and look around. There are trailheads of you like to hike. Easy walk to the lake if you dont.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Worth the Adventure! The day was a bright white, windy day, with a few drops of moisture mixed in. Took our family of teenage girls, convinced them to enjoy a picnic along with a two hour bike ride. Each was rewarded with their own story. The rental shop was most helpful. Went above and beyond customer service. Rochelle's Ice Cream... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The museum is so awesome, the history and displays are so moving. The old and new churches were fantastic. a must see!!!

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Warner Robins, Georgia, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This is a beautiful lake where you can kayak, bike, hike, etc...We chose to kayak and loved every minute of it! I went there in August of 2014 and the weather couldn't have been any more beautiful! Take a bottle of water with you. Fun little outing not far from Anchorage.

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Milford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The lake was off the main road about 10 miles. Very beautiful lake and scenery. We rented kayaks and kayaked across the lake. Peaceful, not many people. You could also rent bikes.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Bears are brazen here. Little black bears will wake you in the middle of the night or early morning rummaging around your campsite. They are harmless and most scurry away when you yell at them. The lake is nice to walk around or mountain bike. I don't like those darn 4-wheelers, as they make too much noise and raise dust.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Beautiful blue water lake fun for kayaking. Very nice campground, good trail for biking or walking. Worth the trip from Anchorage

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Placerville, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Stopped by to paddle the lake on a lovely day. The parking is limited, but we managed to find a spot. If you have a 4 wheeler, this looks like a great place to have a wonderful day in the dirt : ) We rented a kayak and paddled for four hours. I would suggest if the wind is blowing... More 

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Address: Chugach State Park, Anchorage, AK
Phone Number: 907-345-5014
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage

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