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So much potential if the Cemetery is maintained, but still worth a visit

We travel to St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Eklutna, AK. We find out the park is not open on... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
Eric B
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Nashville, North Carolina
Interesting

We were driving to Eklutna Lake and decided to go by the village first. Both are at the same... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
DanMarCo
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16515 Centerfield Dr Ste 201, Eagle River, Anchorage, AK 99577-7326
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Reviewed 9 August 2018

We travel to St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Eklutna, AK. We find out the park is not open on weekends. There is an honorary fee box if the office is closed so you can walk through the cemetery and view the buildings. When the office...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We were driving to Eklutna Lake and decided to go by the village first. Both are at the same freeway exit, just opposite sides of the freeway. Unfortunately they had just closed (5:30) and we couldn’t take the tour, so we just took a look...More

Thank DanMarCo
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Not far from downtown Anchorage. 20 min or so. If you have a car and doing a day trip to Wasilla, definitely stop by. Beautiful church and grounds. Interesting history. Go on the tour with a guide, learn about the history, etc. Then walk the...More

1  Thank 415Cyclist
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Like another reviewer, I am correcting the location. I was there is the off season and found it serene. There are small houses built at the grave sites that I found oddly interesting. I spent about 30 minute just reading the writing on the sites...More

1  Thank SouthSkookPorkchop
Reviewed 1 February 2018

This amazing and wonderful Russian Orthodox Church is located in the Eklutna Historical Park in the Native Village of Eklutna, Alaska. It is approximately 14-miles North of Eagle River and is about a 20-minute drive from Eagle River. St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church IS NOT...More

2  Thank kanbaatar
Reviewed 6 December 2017

$5 dollar donation to walk the grounds. Although the grounds were thick with snow and freezing it was worth it to see the houses on top of the grave sites. Many falling apart and one that looked like a doll house, kinda creepy. No one...More

Thank cmcgruder
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Other reviews tell the story quite well, Stephanie...wonderful docent and member gives a good explanation of the village . Glad we stopped and be sure to get there before 5'ish. A working parish. Just wish someone (locals) would restore the Spirit houses back to there...More

Thank dee b
Reviewed 11 March 2017

The St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church including the Old Church and walking the trail and by doing so, you are experiencing the cultural heritage of the St Nicholas Russian Orthodox religion and the special linkages with the rich Alaska Native culture makes this a "must"...More

1  Thank Tony N
Reviewed 19 October 2016

It used to be an unheard of place to visit...a church? a cemetery? But a very important one..for the cemetary is in an Athabaskan village...right outside of Anchorage (25 miles) and it combines native Shamanism as well as Russian orthodoxy. The grave yard is fascinating....More

1  Thank laughinghusky
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We did enjoy this lovely church's history and still active here. Our little tour guide was full of tidbits about the church and the religion Thank you

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