The Chugach National Forest is located south central part of the Alaska mainland.
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Rapid City Veterans Motorcycles

Rapid City's American Legion Riders from Post 22 pose with members of the Chugach's U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree team after escorting the tree into town.

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Chugach National Forest: HOME OF THE 2015 U.S. CAPITOL CHRISTMAS TREE

Our Forest has been chosen to provide the tree that will grace the lawn of our nation's capitol this December. From ornament making parties to Christmas in July to the final lighting ceremony in early December, there is a long list of activities and events for everyone to be a part of. Use this link to keep current on everything.

Opportunity for Outfitting and Guiding

The Glacier Ranger District, Chugach National Forest (CNF) has identified a need for a variety of commercially provided recreation services that use the Spencer Glacier Whistle Stop as part of the service provided. The activities that are being solicited include non-motorized lake and river float trips and watercraft rentals; glacier hiking and climbing; overnight camping and camping gear rentals; and trail hiking and transportation services.

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Phase II of Resurrection Creek Restoration

The Final Environmental Impact Statement and 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.


The myalaskaforests blog

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

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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