The Chugach National Forest

Provider of this year's Capitol Christmas Tree

2015 Capitol Christmas Tree LogoFaces of the Chugach - As part of our yearlong celebration of the 2015 Capitol Christmas Tree, we are sharing stories of our partners, as well as stories of the outstanding employees who serve as stewards and managers of this “jewel” of the National Forest System

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Anan Wildlife Observatory

Brown Bear fishing at ANAN

The Anan Wildlife Observatory is 30 miles southeast of the town of Wrangell, located on Anan Creek.  The creek has the largest run of pink salmon in Southeast Alaska providing a salmon buffet for a high density of black and brown bears.


Bucket List: A Travel Log of Day Trippin' in Alaska's National Forests

Father and daughter walking near a waterfall.

Everyone has a dream! The “Bucket List” is the ultimate experience for those who yearn for variety and memories that last a lifetime. In Alaska the Chugach and Tongass National Forests offer world class wildlife viewing, guided fishing and every adventure imaginable. This is as good as it gets!


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Spotlights

Kenai and Russian River Recreation Area

Cooler of Salmon

Is salmon fishing calling you? Time to go to the Kenai and Russian Rivers.

Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center Map and Infromation

Mendenhall Glacier

Experience Mendenhall Glacier with views of the 13-mile-long river of ice.

 




Wilderness & Wildlife Events

A quick glance at wilderness and wildlife events and festivals around Alaska in 2015.

Artist in Residence

The Voices of the Wilderness artist residency is a unique opportunity.



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