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Chugach National Forest

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Address: 3301 C Street, AK 99503
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USD 250.00*
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Full-Day Upper Kenai River Guided Fishing Trip
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Half-Day Fishing Trip on the Kenai River
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Extended Length Helicopter Access Glacier Hiking

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Beautiful part of the world

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 October 2016
Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 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
San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

The hiking trails host the most amazing views. We hiked Pipeline Pass and then went towards Hidden Lake which is tucked away in between two mountain tops. Currently iced over. We did see a bear and Dahl goats off on the distance. Wear you're bear bell and spray. A lot of people bring their dogs to guide them and scare... More 

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Weston, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Such an incredible area! The Seward highway is an incredible drive with terrific scenery, you will want to stop and take pictures every five minutes but the part of Chugach National Forrest located in the Kenai peninsula is probably one of the most beautiful National park in Alaska. I loved more than Denali with its subarctic landscape. Bring a huge... More 

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

The drive along Seward highway is spectacular. You can't help but stop and enjoy nature in all its glory. Be warned the views are so perfect they look fake in person and in film. But its worth it, take the picture and enjoy.

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Central Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

A great place to do most anything in nature Alaska has to offer. The Forest is huge. Travel along the highway to Seward and you may see Beluga whales, mountain goats, moose, dall sheep, bear, you name it. Additionally the variety of fishing opportunities, villages etc are wonderful.

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Shellharbour, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Travelling by car between Seward and Anchorage there are lots of nice places to stop but Bird Point and Beluga point is a great stop for viewing the mountain scenery and Turnagain Arm. We didn't get lucky enough to see the Beluga whale but the scenery is pretty good. Nice displays at Bird point which highlights the local environment and... More 

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Pahrump, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

This national forest visitor center really nice. The Rangers are knowledgeable and happy to help. For a few dollars (or a parks access pass) you get access to some really good exhibits about the history, the people, the area and a film. This was so much more then we anticipated when stopping in. A bonus is the life size statue... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

I can't put into words the beauty of this place. If you stop at the Beluga Point, look up on the other side. You might see mountain goats people-watching. Oh and you'll see some strange tourists fetching waterfall water on the side of the road with their giant blue jugs. It's quite a funny sight.

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Lake Worth, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

I had work in Seward but flew into Anchorage. I rented a car for the 2.5 hour drive to Seward. I was very pleasantly surprised to be driving through Chugach National Forest. I turned by drive into a 4 hour drive because I kept stopping and enjoying the views. I saw more than one bald eagle and lots of other... More 

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Vero Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

A special park which get little notoriety. In the Anchorage area, I think is a place to do sightseeing, picture taking and spending some relaxing time and enjoying the scenery.

Thank Tony C

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