Chugach National Forest


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Chugach National Forest

Address:3301 C St, Suite 300
Anchorage, AK 99503

Phone:907-743-9500
Fax:907-743-9476
Web: www.fs.fed.us/r10/chugach
Size: 5,600,000 acres.
Location:Extends south and east of Anchorage along the south-central Alaskan Coast. Accessible by highway to Anchorage, Seward, and Kenai. Nearby cities/towns include Anchorage, Cordova, Seward, Valdez, and Whittier.
Facilities:42 cabins, 15 campgrounds, dispersed camping, picnic sites, trails (200 miles).
Activities:Camping, hunting, fishing, boating, hiking, heli-skiing, snowmobiling, dogsledding, salmon viewing.
Special Features:Second largest national forest in the United States. Encompasses Kenai Peninsula, Prince William Sound, and Copper River Delta. At 700,000 acres, the delta is the largest contiguous wetland area remaining on the western coast of the U.S. Begich Boggs Visitor Center, located at the head of Portage Valley, features exhibits focusing on glaciers and Alaska wildlife.

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Cruises to the face of the glacier are offered as well as several guided hikes led by Chugach National Forest Service staff.
Perhaps most importantly, a substantial number of Alaskans and other Americans care deeply about the future of the Tongass and Chugach national forests because, among other features, these ecological treasures contain over 40 percent of the world's remaining old growth temperate rainforests.
Although lands surrounding Prince William Sound lie in the sprawling Chugach National Forest, land ownership varies within specific communities.
Take a flightseeing trip over the fabuluous Chugach National Forest, nearly six million acres, one-third covered with ice.
With great fanfare, driver John Schank will leave the Chugach National Forest with the tree followed by a caravan of caretakers for the journey to the U.
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Much of this scenic highway passes through Chugach National Forest.
Inside, exhibits detail the life of glaciers and their effect on the Chugach National Forest.
For an excellent Chugach National Forest (Anchorage area) cabin directory, call 907/271-2599.
The lake is located in the Chugach National Forest which provides a high level of protection from environmental impact.
Department of Agriculture Forest Service to build a second cabin as part of its whistle stop service in the Chugach National Forest between Seward and Portage and will be working to complete the Grandview whistle stop this year, one of five whistle stops along the route.
The Forest Service fielded Warren Oja, a former gyppo logger now working for the Chugach National Forest, as project leader, and Gene Lassard, a pest-management pro.