The Chugach National Forest is located south central part of the Alaska mainland.
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Know Before You Go - Chugach National Forest Avalanche Information Center

If you are planning to head out to enjoy the snow, being prepared is your best defense against accidents. Know before you go by putting a visit to the Chugach National Forest Avalanche Information Center Website (or calling the hot line at (907) 754-2369) at the top of your list of things to do and consider attending an Avalanche Safety course – check out the Chugach National Forest Avalanche Information Center calendar.

Revision of the Land Management Plan for the Chugach National Forest

The USDA Forest Service is preparing the Chugach National Forest’s revised land management plan (Forest Plan) under the guidance of the 2012 National Forest System Planning Rule.

Visit Forest Planning for the Proposed Forest Plan Revision process, support documents and maps, and to get engaged.

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Become an Alaskan Artist in Residence

The Voices of the Wilderness artist residency creates artwork that communicates the meaning of public lands. Learn how to become an Artist in Residence here.

CNF Avalanche Information Center

The CNFAIC is one of approximately fifteen agency avalanche centers across the nation affiliated with the US Forest Service National Avalanche Center. 


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.

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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