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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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amazing views! even on a cloudy day

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 22 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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NYC
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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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Thank Diana P
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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Elkview, West Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

There is much to explore at Chugach State Park with awesome scenic views. Many trails to choose from for beginners to hiking enthusiasts. Worth a stop.

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Chicago, IL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Chugach State Park has many trails and is extremely large. Wildlife is present, so bear bells are recommended.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

We biked 18 miles of the well groomed bike path from Girdwood going north. What a wonderful day we had, and the views are great. We even got to watch a herd of beluga whales spout along the water.

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