Begich, Boggs Visitor Center

Area Status: Temporarily Closed
This area is Closed

BBVC with Byron Valley in Background

At the Heart of Portage Valley...

Opened to the public in 1986, and rededicated with new exhibits in 2001, the Begich, Boggs Visitor Center is built upon the terminal moraine left behind by Portage Glacier in 1914. The Visitor Center offers an unique opportunity to learn about the Chugach National Forest, America's second largest national forest. Award-winning exhibits, educational presentations, the film "Retreat and Renewal: Stories from Alaska's Chugach National Forest," information services, and an Alaska Geographic bookstore are available to serve the public.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closed  for the 2013 season. We will re-open on May 24, 2014 and remain open through September 14, 2014
Operational Hours: Open 7 days a week, 9 am to 6 pm, May 25th, 2013 - September 16th, 2013

Contact us:

(907)783-2326 May-Sept (907)783-3242 Oct-April
Fees Fees: $5.00 for adults. Fee includes admission to film and exhibits. Children 15 and younger are free! We honor Interagency Passes including Senior, Access, Annual and Military.
Usage: Heavy

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