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Eagle River Nature Center

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Mile 12.5 Eagle River Road, Eagle River, Anchorage, AK
+1 907-694-2108
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We love going there

Informative, trails are nice and maintained. Great place to get some good outdoor photos. We go... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Margaret O
Anchorage, Alaska
Love the nature center and programs

My family and I absolutely love the nature center and the programs they offer. We go often and try... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kayla S
Eagle River, Alaska
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This nature center offers hiking trails and guided walking tours.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Mile 12.5 Eagle River Road, Eagle River, Anchorage, AK
+1 907-694-2108
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Informative, trails are nice and maintained. Great place to get some good outdoor photos. We go there for family walks. We been there a few times.

Thank Margaret O
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My family and I absolutely love the nature center and the programs they offer. We go often and try to take part in the kids programs minimum, but we have also done some of the adult only offerings. Its very informational and fun!

Thank Kayla S
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Last Sunday, sunny, bright, & HOT, we went to the Eagle River Nature Center. Did some walking around, and found, on the Iditarod Trail, a tall tree with a hollowed out bottom, tat you could stand in. Took pictures and all that. We did not...More

1  Thank geraldmf
Reviewed 1 August 2017

A short drive out of northern Anchorage took us to this Nature Center. We stopped in at the center to pay our reasonable parking fee, then looked over the trail options. We decided to do the Rodak and Albert Loop trail. The right side of...More

Thank PinkFloydActuary
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We were staying nearby in Eagle River and going to the Nature Center was just a given for us. The center was open the day we went. The trails were muddy in spots, mostly though, well maintained. In fact, volunteers were performing trail maintenance the...More

Thank Rebecca Dale C
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We made a quick visit to the nature center during our trip to visit my son who is stationed in Anchorage. We intended to hike in, fish, hike out. It was late when we arrived so the building was closed but it was still a...More

1  Thank inglesidejohn
Reviewed 23 July 2017

We had a great time here following a small black bear on the trail, he knew we were there and just kept going.... It was awesome

Thank Rcmoon123
Reviewed 14 July 2017

I hiked the 3 mile Abbott Loop Trail during my visit. Very easy to hike, although most of it is not that interesting. Was a good way to get into the woods and away from people - didn't see anyone else once I got to...More

Thank NatureGirl88
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for a 3 mi hike as we left Anchorage on our way to Denali. Didn't see a lot of wildlife but it rained most of our hike. Trails maintained well, good directions, and the Guides at the center were very helpful!

Thank Brattie1947
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We have not hiked for years... the short one(3/4 of a mile) was easy....but this sweet little place was so good..plenty of benches...and mosquitos...bring spray!...They do have spray available on the tables....before you venture down the path...different degrees of difficulty. Very nice host folks and...More

1  Thank dee b
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