Welcome to Portage Valley, Chugach National Forest, Portage, Alaska.

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USDA Forest Service, Chugach National Forest , Anchorage, AK
Outdoor recreation -- Alaska -- Portage Valley, Glaciers -- Alaska, Forest reserves -- Alaska, Chugach National Forest (Al
Other titlesChugach National Forest, Portage, Alaska.
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Get this from a library. Welcome to Portage Valley, Chugach National Forest, Portage, Alaska. Phone: ) The Forest Service’s Begich, Boggs Visitor Center is located in Portage Valley, one of Alaska’s most visited recreation areas.

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The valley is a showcase of glacial activity with a number of "hanging" glaciers gracing the encircling mountains. The visitor center is located on the northwestern shore of Portage Lake, and Location:Spencer Glacier rises 3, feet in a stunning, natural ramp from a lake of royal-blue icebergs in the Chugach National Forest just 60 miles south of Anchorage.

It’s a family-friendly recreation destination featuring camping, hiking, glacier exploration, nature walks, paddling and sightseeing. Award-winning exhibits using sight and sound to mesmerize, the Visitor Center is a Chugach National Forest gem. There is also a display about the Valdez Oil Spill, kind of pertinent today, and a movie about the Ice Worms of Portage (really, worms live in ice here).

AK Kid dug that part. The views are stupendous so bring your camera in with you. Find out why Portage Glacier is one of Alaska's most popular attractions.

Visit the sheer, awesome face of a mighty Alaska glacier located just an hour from Anchorage. Cruising across Portage Lake on the mv Ptarmigan, you'll stand just yards from a relic of the Ice Age and watch for fractures of ice break off the glacier and crash into the.

After a boat ride across Portage Lake, stop at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center to encounter bears, bison, and birds. From Anchorage, set off down the scenic Seward Highway, driving along the shores of Turnagain Arm into Portage Valley and the wilderness of Chugach National Forest.

The Portage Glacier Highway, or Portage Glacier Road, is a highway located in the U.S. state of highway is made up of a series of roads, bridges, and tunnels that connect the Portage Glacier area of the Chugach National Forest and the city of Whittier to the Seward of the highway travels through mainly rural areas just north of the Kenai Peninsula, with the Anton East end: Alaska Marine Highway ferry terminal in Whittier.

Portage Glacier is another scenic spot for hiking and photography in the Chugach National Forest. The Portage Valley is about a one-hour drive North on the Sterling Highway from Cooper Landing (one hour South of Anchorage).

Elevated in the saddle on a horse is a great way to experience Alaska. Gwin's Lodge staff can book horseback riding. Portage Glacier is a trail of spectacular shades of blue amidst a stately and beautiful Chugach National Forest.

The view is breathtaking. There is nothing that will prepare you for this spectacular vista of one of Alaska’s most amazing treasures. Here is a list of the most popular trails in the Chugach National Forest. The Alyeska Resort Aerial Tram is an incredible way to reach panoramic views of the Turnagain Arm, hanging glaciers, and mountain peaks deep in the Chugach National Forest.

Portage Glacier is a glacier on the Kenai Peninsula of the U.S. state of Alaska and is included within the Chugach National is located south of Portage Lake and 6 km (4 mi) west of Whittier. Portage Glacier was a local name first recorded in by Thomas Corwin Mendenhall of the U.S.

Coast and Geodetic Survey, so called because it is on a portage route between Prince William Sound Location: Anchorage and Kenai Peninsula Borough.

Enjoy this afternoon’s visit to Portage Glacier.

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Leisure time offers a great area to view the icebergs in the lake as well as hanging glaciers that will keep your camera busy. Begich-Boggs Visitors Center offers a unique opportunity to learn about the Chugach National Forest, Award-winning exhibits, educational presentations and the film.

AM – PM – Glacier Kayak Alaska Tour on Spencer Lake. PM – PM – Lunch. 2 – 5 PM – Scenic Train Ride to Grandview thru the Upper Placer River Gorge Canyon. PM – Arrive in Portage and board motor coach back to Anchorage or Chugach Adventures’ Van Shuttle Back to.

AM – Chugach Adventures Guide will pick your group at The Hotel Alyeska main lobby for transportation to Byron Glacier Trail in Portage Valley, about a half hour drive from The Hotel Alyeska. AM – Hike Byron Glacier Trail. ** Bear & Safety protection, water.

Camping in an alpine valley in Alaska. Yes please. Get away from the hustle and bustle and practice those wilderness skills at Coeur D’Alene Campground which has a small number of first-come, first-served, walk-in tent sites up for : () Moose Pass is a beautiful Alaska community nestled on the shores of Trail Lake in the heart of the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska's playground.

here you will find wonderful people who will make your alaska experience memorable. our community includes numerous bed and breakfast establishments, guide services, flight-seeing, a restaurant and shops.

surrounded by towering mountains, moose pass will. Visit the sheer, awesome face of a mighty Alaska glacier located just an hour from Anchorage.

Cruising across Portage Lake on the mv Ptarmigan, you'll stand just yards from a relic of the Ice Age and watch for fractures of ice break off and crash into the water below.

Portage Glacier is one of Alaska's most visited attractions due to its close proximity to on: Byron Glacier Rd, Girdwood,AK. Media in category "Portage Lake, Alaska" The following 28 files are in this category, out of 28 country: United States of America.

Chugach Children’s Forest, a partnership between Alaska Geographic and the Chugach National Forest and supported by over 30 community partners.

These programs allow us to engage the next generations of forest stewards. This year the Chugach National Forest has the honor of supplying the   The trail.

Planned and constructed over several years beginning in by Chugach National Forest, the Trail of Blue Ice is one of the most attractive aspects of the Portage Valley due to its flat terrain and ample opportunities for scenery and wildlife the non-snow months, the trail tread is a wide gravel surface.

Come winter that surface is replaced by snowfall that creates the. Leave Anchorage by train following the shoreline of Turnagain Arm where beluga whales feed on small fish and salmon head to spawning grounds. This area is part of the Chugach National Forest the-second-largest National Forest in the U.S.

You'll pass Girdwood then into the port of. 7/15/ Explore Portage valley, Portage lake, Portage glacier; Chugach National Forest and stay in Girdwood 7/16/ Explore Anchorage town, museums, visitor center etc.

and head to Denali by car and stay in Healy 7/17/ Denali (shuttle bus) and return to Healy 7/18/ Denali (shuttle bus) and return to Healy. Looking for a real life battle of fire and ice.

Come to Chugach National Forest stretching from Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula to Prince William Sound to the Copper River delta, with so much magic in between that it will surely stay with you forever more.

While you are here check out ancient glaciers like Portage and Child’s Glaciers, which once covered most of the land%(45). - Pics showing how Alaska looks at different times of the year and times of the day and night.

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In southcentral Alaska in the Chugach National Forest salmon can be seen at the Begich, Boggs Visitor Center in Portage Valley and the Crooked Creek Information Center in. Reservations made easy.

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Find a rafting guide and spend a few hours afloat, or book a multi-day wilderness adventure. Calm Rafting. Glide past icebergs in sight of Spencer Glacier.

The secluded spot in Chugach National Forest is accessible primarily by train. Take the Glacier Discovery train south out of Anchorage, and spend the day paddling on Spencer Glacier.

Parks and Recreation Areas in Southcentral Alaska. Chugach National Forest. This area covers the eastern section of the Kenai Peninsula starting near the end of Turnagain Arm to the city limits of Seward, as well much of the coastline and area of Prince William Sound east to Valdez.

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