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This 495,000-acre state park includes Flattop Mountain, the most climbed mountain in Alaska.
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Mile 115 Seward Highway, Girdwood, Anchorage, AK 99587
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+1 907-694-2108
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All reviews eagle river glenn highway flattop mountain miles and miles eklutna lake dall sheep great hiking trails day hike gorgeous mountains nature center beautiful drive both sides photo ops beluga point beluga whales small group couple of hours
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Drove up the mountain to a lookout point to see the city from above. It was gorgeous and the air was so crisp and clean. I like this view of Anchorage much better than the traffic that was in the city. It was so pretty...More

Thank JenG1234
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

Stopped here to see thunder bird falls, I wish I had the right shoes on as it was very muddy and slippy. Not to worry as it was worth it to see the falls.

Thank Edward O
Reviewed October 15, 2018

I'm not dissing this park which is a pretty natural area. However, there are 6 million plus acres of national parks and many, many state parks. Again, unless you want to or have to stay close to Anchorage, go visit parks to the north; especially,...More

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Reviewed October 9, 2018

Wanted to hike to the hand tram and try it out, but after a lengthy hike in a gorgeous wood, we ended up not doing it because the lines on both sides were so long. Other than that, it was a really nice hike, lots...More

Thank Loribeth C
Reviewed October 2, 2018

The view at the trailheads is amazing. On a clear day in September we saw Denali. The view of Anchorage and surrounding mountains was breathtaking. Worth a trip up just for the view. Ample parking and many trails can be accessed. We did a relatively...More

Thank PittsburghBambi
Reviewed September 27, 2018

Like Alaska it is big. Great hiking trails and scenery that takes the breath away. The leaves were changing and the colors were beautiful.

Thank Thomas C
Reviewed September 26, 2018

The Chugach State Park is located in the Chugach National forest and is located off the Seward Highway. The park provides the opportunity to hike and view wildlife in the lush sub polar temperature rain forest. We passed through its southern border on our way...More

Thank jer b
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Spent a nice afternoon hiking in the park and enjoying the lovely greenery. I never thought Alaska could be so lush!

Thank Chor Seng T
Reviewed September 9, 2018

The drive on Seward Highway from Anchorage to Seward is beautiful with numerous pullouts for photos and sightseeing. You may see some Beluga Whales (they aren't the ones that breach) and Dall sheep.

Thank Mike5461
Reviewed September 6, 2018

Much of what we saw of the Chugach was from our Glacier Cruise, but we were blessed to have a ranger on board with us who was extremely knowledgeable.The water is a beautiful blue and there are many waterfalls and glaciers. We saw many otters...More

Thank Jennron8694
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ethan f
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Response from JustPhyllis | Reviewed this property |
No, the Chugach State Park is huge. Try to find a map of the park and then pinpoint areas of interest to you. There are several pocket-sized trail guides that will provide details of the various trails -- distance... More
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