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Chugach State Park, Girdwood

4.8
#7 of 12 in Nature in Anchorage
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  • Nice stop. Hoping to see wildlife but it was nothing but wind. Not much else to see or do. Take pics and leave!  more »
  • The park is great. Saw a black bear and some moose. Dall's sheep too. It's a great and peaceful place to spend some time.  more »
  • Beautiful place and we all had a blast, Salmon in the river, beautiful vistas, great hiking trails...really nice!  more »
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  • If you're looking for great views of Anchorage as well as some great hiking trails the chugach state park won't do you wrong. I've lived in a few places but no where can you get so far into Wilderness while still being in the city. It's tons of fun even when the temperature is near zero
  • Tons of cool things to see and places to go. Rock climbing, eagle and beluga spotting, hiking, just a scenic drive even. Good place for a quick trip or to make a day.
  • Falls Creek trail was very beautiful in fall colors but definitely a steep climb. Fantastic views along the way. Well worth the 2+ hour hike up.
  • Very nice views. The trails were clean and well maintained.
  • Its hard to write a review and describe the beauty of this place. Lots of hiking options, enjoyed Crow Pass trail to Raven Glacier the most.

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