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Bird Creek Campground
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6 reviews
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“Alyeska experience”
Reviewed August 21, 2009

We spent our first night in Alaska at Chugatch National Forest in the Bird Creek Campground just outside of Girdwood. It was a small campground located just off the Seward Highway. We were all tired after traveling for some 20 hours. We got up at 3AM in Philadelphia and spent the time getting on and off of airplanes, arrangeing to rent a motor home and traveling here. This was a great place to stop although the road to was full of humongous pot holes. We thought our RV was going to be swallowed in these massive holes. We found a place to park and hit the sack. I tried to start a fire but couldn't find and dry kindling. I met a great guy who gave me dry wood but after a few attempts I gave up.

The next morning we stopped at The Alyeska Resort with the intent of taking a tram ride to the top of the mountain. Unfortunately the mountain was shrouded with clouds and the visibility was poor so we passed on the trip. The cost was $16 per head. The hotel was gorgeous. The lobby was towering and rugged. The hotel entrance was suberb. It is a great place. The gift shop offered lots of great stuff and you couldn't find a more helpful and friendly staff. We intend to stop here on our way back.

We are on our way to Homer tomorrow. We are excited about the trip. Our brief trip along the Turnagain Arm offered stunning vistas of mountains, seashore, bird life and wildlife. We are so looking forward to our trip to Homer.

We'll fill you in and try to include some photo's soon.

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Property: Bird Creek Campground
Address: Seward Hwy. Mile 101, Girdwood, Anchorage, AK
Location: United States > Alaska > Anchorage > Girdwood
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Ranked #1 of 3 Specialty Lodging in Girdwood
Number of rooms: 28

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