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


Welcome to the Chugach National Forest

Portage Lake thaws out under the early spring sun.

Portage Lake thaws out under the early spring sun.

Recent News


Chugach Children’s Forest Launches Summer Youth Expedition Series

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

Kenai Peninsula's Stream Watch Program

While many of our group normally take to the stream to wet a line and tangle with one the Kenai’s legendary salmon or huge native trout, today we have gathered for perhaps a more noble effort, to help protect the fishery we love.

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Phase II of Resurrection Creek Restoration

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

Forest Plan Revision: Fall 2013 Public Forum Series

The Chugach Forest recently completed a 2nd round of public meetings as part of phase 1 of Forest Plan Revision. The web page now has a record of public comments from these meetings.


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.

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