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

Walking the trail on the southwest side of Lake Baikal. Meeting with community elders in Mali, Wesi Africa to promote tourism. A computer monitor shows a graphic display representing the sound of bats. A group of people stand in the forest. A few of them in white hats inspect the ground. A large group of people in the woods listen to a central speaker. The USDA group poses with the famous dancers of Tereli. A group of Russian visitors pose in front of Portage Glacier. Bat researchers in the field plan their day.    
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Get Out. Go Wild. Change the Future.

chugach children

The Chugach Children’s Forest is a symbolic designation for the Chugach National Forest. The Chugach Children’s Forest creates opportunities for Alaska’s diverse youth and communities to connect with the over five million acres of the Chugach National Forest and neighboring public lands through education and career programs; stewardship and volunteerism; and leadership and partnership development.

Visit the Chugach Children's Forest website for more information.

Twitter at @ChugachCF

Visiting Your Chugach National Forest

From the Kenai Peninsula to Prince William Sound, to the eastern shores of the Copper River Delta, the forest is full of special places - there is something for everyone on the Chugach National Forest.

chugach visitor guide cover thumbnailThe 2016 Visitor Guide to the Chugach National Forest is now available electronically on the Alaska Geographic Website

To get a printed visitor guide, contact us at  907-743-9500, by email, or stop by our office.

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Be Bear Aware!

You may have seen a large wooden box outside one of our offices. It is part of a bear-resistant canister loan program started on the Glacier Ranger District a few years ago.

Proposed Forest Plan Revision Scoping Report Released

Chugach National Forest has released its scoping report on the Proposed Revised Land Management Plan.


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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