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Turnagain Arm, Girdwood

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#27 of 40 in Outdoors in Anchorage
Turnagain Arm is located in Girdwood. To visit Turnagain Arm on your trip to Anchorage, use our Anchorage road trip site .
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  • Not much else here. If the weather is good, this provides a nice view. Stop if you are looking for wildlife.  more »
  • We traveled several times down along the Turnagain Arm before we actually saw a tide of much size ! Check the tide charts because it only happens on certain days. We actually caught it in the morning ...  more »
  • You have to catch it right, but the bore tide is pretty cool to watch, especially when people are surfing it. I have seen it many times, but the last time, there were people on surf boards riding it a...  more »

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