This National Forest is amazing...a site to behold. Amazing!! Worth the drive, great for hikers and photographers. Nothing like this in the lower 48!
It's just a forest, nothing fascinating and in May when most of the trees are bare and barren, it doesn't very much resembles a forest. Wild-life is scarce and whatever you get to see, is visible on your train journey from Anchorage to Fairbanks. The scenery is good and there is plenty of photo-oppurtunities.
We visited the Eagle River Nature Centre in the Chugach State Park in September. There is a parking fee (about USD$5). The Centre is not always open but there are many trails you can walk to explore the area; depending on the time of year (and the possibility of an encounter with a bear) some of these trails may be... More
Amazing views of the Alaska range over Anchorage, and an incredible network of trails accessible from a trailhead 20 minutes from downtown Anchorage. Unique and popular (you won't hike alone!)
A beautiful place to visit for nature lovers. I have visited many place in the world, but I was very impressed by the Chugach National Forest. I advise everybody to drive trough and reach Seward and visit the area.
I'm lucky enough to have this National Forest virtually in my backyard. I haven't hiked all it's trails, but have done several of them, over the years. I've done the Resurrection Pass trail in a day twice, although at the age I am and in the condition I am in I wouldn't try it now, and have done it in... More
We did a little hiking in here on day 2 of our Alaskan adventure and ran into a small cub that crossed the trail. We exited quickly as mamma most likely was close by. The scenery was magnificent. We saw plenty of bald eagles. We got a great glimpse of Mt McKinley in the distance. This is wilderness Alaska here.... More
I'm not sure what we did here as we were on a cruise and travelling for 3 weeks in this part of Alaska. Another beautiful forest area - The Chugach - we just love the trees and moss's they grow around and on the trees and tree stumps. Everywhere looks so 'soft', try to get some sort of trip into... More
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