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Matanuska-Susitna (Mat-Su) Visitors Center

Closes in 28 min: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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rest and enjoy

A nice place to stop and take a break from traveling. Plenty of information to help guide you for... read more

Reviewed March 5, 2018
Wasilla, Alaska
Beautiful view, lots of information

The visitors center has a beautiful view of Pioneer Peak .provides lots of information for the area... read more

Reviewed February 5, 2017
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  • Average5%
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  • Terrible5%
Sep 19, 2018
“It's no longer there!”
Mar 5, 2018
“rest and enjoy”
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Mile 35.5 Parks Highway, Wasilla, AK 99654
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Reviewed September 19, 2018

This location needs to be removed from Trip Advisor since it has closed pending construction of a new site. Its signs need to come down too since I am sure many visitors exit the Parks Highway to find a closed building. I am a Palmer...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed March 5, 2018

A nice place to stop and take a break from traveling. Plenty of information to help guide you for the day. Breathtaking views!

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank 16Allegra16
Reviewed February 5, 2017

The visitors center has a beautiful view of Pioneer Peak .provides lots of information for the area and it's attractions. Has a nice Veterans Memorial on its lawn. Plans are to move it across the highway to a new facility in the next couple years.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank AlaskaDCW
Reviewed September 5, 2016

Nice pull out areas for beautiful scenery on the drive up. The visitor center is small but well stocked with information on the area and has a nice museum. Staff were helpful.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Lqchar
Reviewed August 27, 2016

As you drive through the MatSu Valley you see waterfalls, moose, glaciers, beautiful foliage.It is breath taking.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Jeanne H
Reviewed May 9, 2016

This visitor center has a lot of hands-on things for the kids to explore and is done as nicely as a museum. We really enjoyed spending a lot of time there, taking our time at each station to read and learn from the great displays....More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank listinak
Reviewed August 5, 2015 via mobile

The ladies working there are very kind and willing to help, however they did not seem to be well rounded in the area. They did not know many places around Alaska to offer guidance and the places they knew of they didn't know too many...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Awtravel54
Reviewed June 26, 2015

Lots of good information about the area and other parts of Alaska The road to the visitor center has some great pullover spots for picture taking

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank John O
Reviewed November 23, 2014

Best little visitors center I've seen. They carry booklets and pamphlets for the entire state so you can plan your way in any direction ahead of time. Well informed people on staff to answer your questions. Take a peek at some of Alaska's native critters...More

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank Waysidebnb
Reviewed October 14, 2014

If you are interested in the old artifacts of Wasilla's beginning this is the place to visit. Well maintained and organized. Helpful and friendly docent.

Date of experience: July 2014
1  Thank Mary F
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