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Chugach National Forest

AK 99503
+1 907-288-3178
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Reviewed December 8, 2017

Spectacular scenery. It's actually impossible to miss if you're in Seward, since the forest literally surrounds the town! Really friendly and helpful forest rangers too!

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed September 14, 2017

We drove the Chugach National Forest en route from Seward to Anchorage. For about 40 miles, the Turnagain Arm was on the left side of the highway, and the Chugach National Forest was on the right side. It covers most of the eastern part of...More

2  Thank Maurene_K
Reviewed August 31, 2017

This is a great National Forest with lots to offer (and lots of mosquitoes too!). Camp, hike, fish, ATV, endless opportunities. The part of the forest outside of Cordova, Alaska is very accessible from the Copper River Highway.

Thank OutdoorBoomer
Reviewed August 25, 2017

The most beautiful lake that we visited on our trip. We stopped here for lunch and were very surprised to find the place almost deserted. If we come back we would definitely stay at this campground. It is unbelievably picturesque.

Thank HonestCountryCouple
Reviewed June 30, 2017

We hiked the Haystack trail.. very well maintained and a great hike with awesome views. The gravel road gets more and more rutted the further you go.. so you have to go slow but it was fine.

Thank LaurettaYoung
Reviewed May 18, 2017

My wife and I enjoyed the Chugach National Forest on our visit to Trail Lake Lodge during our 'Natural Wonders of Alaska' tour with Titan Travel in May 2016. Our motor coach made a stop at Moose Pass for afternoon tea at Trail Lake Lodge...More

2  Thank Rhys J
Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

We headed toward Girdwood which you drive along the coastline through the Chugach National Forest. Simply beautiful scenery very camera friendly. Spring thaw was going on so many waterfalls off the rock formations. Plenty of hiking trails - very lovely!

Thank Bob S
Reviewed December 20, 2016

Cordova is an amazing little town, with great people and beautiful scenery. It does rain a lot and the weather can be very unpredictable so be prepared for anything.

Thank Shannon P
Reviewed November 30, 2016

A must see if you are in Alaska! I went there for a job interview and didn't want to leave. The views are incredible, and the berries grow right next to the gravel roads nd wildlife abound everywhere. My trip was during the salmon season,...More

1  Thank beamhanson
Reviewed October 28, 2016

There are some great camping spots and hiking trails through the National Park. It's located just off the highway about an hour drive south of Anchorage. Portage glacier in the main attraction.

Thank Brooksbot
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Response from Martin S | Reviewed this property |
Hi Peggy, There's a small booklet available at the tourist office downtown and most grocery stores with a list of all the (official) trails and facts about them, estimate of difficulty, vertical distance, etc. The gamut... More