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Chugach National Forest

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Address: 3301 C Street, AK 99503
Phone Number: 907-743-9500
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OMG! Whales Mountains and Sunsets

The drive along Seward highway is spectacular. You can't help but stop and enjoy nature in all its glory. Be warned the views are so perfect they look fake in person and in film... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The drive along Seward highway is spectacular. You can't help but stop and enjoy nature in all its glory. Be warned the views are so perfect they look fake in person and in film. But its worth it, take the picture and enjoy.

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Central Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great place to do most anything in nature Alaska has to offer. The Forest is huge. Travel along the highway to Seward and you may see Beluga whales, mountain goats, moose, dall sheep, bear, you name it. Additionally the variety of fishing opportunities, villages etc are wonderful.

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Shellharbour, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Travelling by car between Seward and Anchorage there are lots of nice places to stop but Bird Point and Beluga point is a great stop for viewing the mountain scenery and Turnagain Arm. We didn't get lucky enough to see the Beluga whale but the scenery is pretty good. Nice displays at Bird point which highlights the local environment and... More 

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Pahrump, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

This national forest visitor center really nice. The Rangers are knowledgeable and happy to help. For a few dollars (or a parks access pass) you get access to some really good exhibits about the history, the people, the area and a film. This was so much more then we anticipated when stopping in. A bonus is the life size statue... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

I can't put into words the beauty of this place. If you stop at the Beluga Point, look up on the other side. You might see mountain goats people-watching. Oh and you'll see some strange tourists fetching waterfall water on the side of the road with their giant blue jugs. It's quite a funny sight.

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Lake Worth, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

I had work in Seward but flew into Anchorage. I rented a car for the 2.5 hour drive to Seward. I was very pleasantly surprised to be driving through Chugach National Forest. I turned by drive into a 4 hour drive because I kept stopping and enjoying the views. I saw more than one bald eagle and lots of other... More 

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Vero Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

A special park which get little notoriety. In the Anchorage area, I think is a place to do sightseeing, picture taking and spending some relaxing time and enjoying the scenery.

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

I was instantly in love. Really. We had to pullover after driving too long one day. Woke up to perfection....forest, glacier, lake, ocean, wilderness and civilization. Could've turned in any direction and been happy - did and was! Can't wait to get back there and spend way more time. There was a forestry info centre (quite close to the Whittier... More 

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Glennallen, Alaska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

I love Alaska and this National Forest is a treasure. One can explore forever and enjoy the outdoors.

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Marietta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 321 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

9000 square miles around anchorage the portions up to the top of O'Malley Road and down Sewart Highway are great views and hiking opportunities during summer and winter. You must endure cold in winter and tourist during the summer. I dress for it and prefer the cold.

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