Tongass Advisory Council pose for picture. The trail crew pauses work to celebrate the bridge’s construction. Kate stands beside Alaska Railroad train. Picturesque photo of Portage Lake by Burnie Schultz. Raven Trail offers a wheelchair-accessible, barrier-free path. Fisheries biologist Pete Schneider uses rock to protect fish cam conduit in Steep Creek.                             

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The Chugach, America’s most northerly National Forest

This stunning landscape stretches across south-central Alaska, from the salty waters and snowy peaks of Prince William Sound to the fabulous salmon and trout streams of the Kenai Peninsula, covering an area the size of New Hampshire. It is one of the few places left in the world where glaciers still grind valleys into the hard rock of the earth.


The Tongass, America's largest National Forest

Covering most of Southeast Alaska, surrounding the famous Inside Passage, the Tongass offers unique chances to view eagles, bears, spawning salmon, and the breath-taking vistas of "wild" Alaska. You can take a sled-dog ride on a glacier, hike boardwalk trails, fish in streams or the ocean, or just relax at a remote cabin.


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Alaska Adventures on the Chugach National Forest

From fishing the Russian and Kenai Rivers, to camping and hiking an extensive trail system.

Wilderness, Wildlife, and Events

Festivals and Events around the Alaska Region


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