The Chugach National Forest is located south central part of the Alaska mainland.
Where is this Forest?


Poppies are in bloom on the Forest.

CNF : photo courtesy Rob Develice 

Pale poppies are blooming on the Chugach National Forest, along with a bunch of other wildflowers. It's a good time to get out.

Recent News


April 2015 - New Forest Plan Revision Information Available

We have posted several documents that summarize the plan revision evaluations completed during winter 2015.

These include: Preliminary Need to Change the Forest Plan, a Review of Wild and Scenic River Eligibility, and a draft Wilderness Area inventory and Evaluation. The Spring 2015 Plan Revision newsletter, an interactive map of the area, and the opportunity to comment on-line can also be found here.

Coming later this summer: Species of Conservation Concern and Tentative Timber Suitability determinations.

Chugach Children’s Forest Launches Summer Youth Expedition Series

Alaskan youth from rural and urban communities tackle volunteer projects in Prince William Sound

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Phase II of Resurrection Creek Restoration

The Final Environmental Impact Statement and Draft Record of Decision are now available.

Great Day-Trips on the Chugach

Some great ways to see the Forest one day at a time. These day-trips could be a starting off point for the next grand adventure, and can stand on their own as vacation defining destinations.


Chugach Children's Forest

Get Out. Go Wild. Change the Future.

Visit the new Chugach Children’s Forest website and see how it leads to exciting opportunities for Alaska’s youth and communities.

The myalaskaforests blog

Check out current happenings on both the Chugach and Tongass National Forests on our blog, Sponsored by the National Forest Foundation.

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