Chugach State Park Visitor Information Centers

Discover the natural wonders of the Chugach State Park with the help of the Eagle River Nature Center. Your gateway to the park’s trail system, the center also offers a wealth of information on the diverse flora and fauna. You can make cabin and yurt reservations here; you’ll also find educational classes, guided walks, and engaging community events for adults and kids.

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Forty min­utes from down­town Anchor­age lies Eagle Riv­er Nature Cen­ter, a gate­way to Chugach State Park and a glacial riv­er val­ley as wild and dra­mat­ic as any in Alas­ka. Enjoy an easy, 3‑mile nature walk on the Albert Loop or trek up-val­ley 5 miles to see plung­ing water­falls and 3,000-foot cliffs. In win­ter, tra­verse the trails on cross-coun­try skis or snowshoes.