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Chugach State Park

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Address: Mile 115 Seward Highway, Girdwood, AK 99587
Phone Number: +1 907 694 2108
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This 495,000-acre state park includes Flattop Mountain, the most climbed...

This 495,000-acre state park includes Flattop Mountain, the most climbed mountain in Alaska.

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Never saw a bear or moose

I was in Alaska for 2 weeks and never saw a bear or a moose the entire time. I purchased $44 bear spray just in case of an emergency but never broke the seal and kept the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
David B
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Palm Bay, Florida
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Palm Bay, Florida
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129 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was in Alaska for 2 weeks and never saw a bear or a moose the entire time. I purchased $44 bear spray just in case of an emergency but never broke the seal and kept the packaging in tact so I was able to return it with my receipt. Supposedly the bears live in the Chugach National Forest and... More 

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Thank David B
Anchorage, Alaska
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When people say that this was the last place that God made they weren't kidding, what a view and the wonderful smells of the out doors and seeing all of the wild life great.

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Thank 123Edythe
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful national park. The roads are well maintained and the trailhead are nicely labeled. Thunderbird Falls is a must. The Nature Center was great. Saw my first brown bear.

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Thank Diana C
Salem, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped at Potter Section House Railroad Museum at Chucagh State Park headquarters. The Rotary Snow Plow was so interesting to see. It brings to life the difficulty of early train transportation.

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Thank SueinSalem
Corona, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came by here to watch the avid fisherman trying to catch salmon through the creek. It was fun watching the people with their diligence wait patiently for salmon to swim by. We even got some tips from intrepid fisherman who dared share their insider catching tips. Fun to observe & people watch!

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Thank Pauline Y
Rochester, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A true delite of State Parks, Chugach National Forest is HUGE! and you can and will see everything. Lots to do here, stop even if you don't camp or hike...great pictures!

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Bloomingdale, MI
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

River and creek water is FREEZING and my kiddos wanted to get into the water in the worst way. While driving back from the Portage Glacier we saw a small pull off with a few campers and saw some people on SUPs. It was a small lake and the water was bearable. The kids loved swimming and the area was... More 

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SALISBURY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

This park is over 6 million acres and has hiking and biking trails and spectacular views. Lots of opportunities for outdoor activities of all kinds.

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Chesterfield, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

Visited the state park in June of 2016. My 19 yr old daughter and I did a fairly short 5 mile day hike along the Winner Creek trail. It is a fairly easy, mostly level trail with slight inclines from time to time, but man is it ever beautiful! From the trail-head just outside the Alyeska hotel, you are immediately... More 

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Huntington, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

We drove around into and out of this park for days. It has great views, hiking trails, lakes, streams and rivers.

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