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Chugach State Park

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Address: Mile 115 Seward Highway, Girdwood, Anchorage, AK 99587
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This 495,000-acre state park includes Flattop Mountain, the most climbed...

This 495,000-acre state park includes Flattop Mountain, the most climbed mountain in Alaska.

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US$169.00*
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Anchorage Winter Twilight Photo Tour
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Anchorage Summer Sunset Photo Safari
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Wildlife and Turnagain Arm Tour

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Awesome Adventure

Awesome adventure out at this part. There are people wind surfing, running, taking photos, walking on frozen water and just so many other great things there. Even at 22 degrees...

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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San Antonio, Texas
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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome adventure out at this part. There are people wind surfing, running, taking photos, walking on frozen water and just so many other great things there. Even at 22 degrees...

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to walk and it's quite a long one too so it's great for those who really want a long walk in a beautiful, densely vegetated haven..

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Maine
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The drive from Anchorage to Girdwood through the park was incredibly beautiful in winter, with a large amount of the water being frozen. We saw several dall sheep on the cliffs on the side of the road. For our first introduction to Alaska, the park was phenomenal. There are pull-outs for photo ops, but you must be very careful driving... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

If you are in Anchorage - you must visit this park. The drive to it alone is beautiful and filled with photo opportunities. The real beauty is when you arrive. I will leave the rest a surprise --- just GO ! - you won't be let down

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

The Chugach State Park just like the others in Alaska are breathtaking! Coming from Arizona we don't see this much green, snow or. Water and here you just look around and see it all!

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New Orleans, LA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Spectacular views, amazing fresh air. Also, this is adjacent to the Cook inlet, where you can see the Turnagain Arm Bore tide, one of the most dramatic in the world.

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

This state park gives you the opportunity to see , and experience Alaska and its wildlife in a very intimate way. I would highly recommend a stop here.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Right on the edge of civilization. Don't be fooled by the paved parking and walking paths. You are no longer at the top of the food chain. Beautiful views that go on forever. Don't become complacent... we've seen bear scat not to far from parking lots.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

We did this as part of the 907 All in One Tour Got out several times to take photos, feel the glacier water from the mountains, and take in the sights. Absolutely stunning!

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We went on a rainy day but it wasn't terrible. We took the rainbow trail, there was a recent fire. We saw bear prints but no bears but keep an eye out.

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