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Chugach State Park, Girdwood

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  • These mountains seem to go on and on. So beautiful and imposing. The Park has many attractive trails varying in difficulty degree. We enjoyed driving the Glenn Highway east of anchorage where we conti...  more »
  • We drove to a couple of viewpoints bc it was too windy to hike. We got to see a moose on top of one of the bunkers which was a funny sight  more »
  • We stopped at what looked like a small rest /viewing area on the side of the highway, but it was extraordinary! There are several trails and viewing areas as well as a picnic area. We also saw the loc...  more »
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  • Wonderful assortment of trails to hike/bike for all skill levels. Trails are also very breath taking and peaceful. Some are more popular than others, but I don't believe any of them would be a mistake to try out. If you don't believe just go for yourself.
  • Gorgeous views and multiple wildlife sightings. In addition to the awe-inspiring scenic views around every turn, we saw 2 bears and 2 moose within the first hour.
  • Great challenging trail! Great views. If you go all the be prepared to have 2-3 mile walk back to the parking lot.
  • There are so many mountains and trails to explore. Views are spectacular. The downside? Bugs galore.
  • Spectacular views of the city, the bay and various mountain ranges. Excellent variety of trails and hiking options.