Begich, Boggs Visitor Center

Area Status: Closed
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BBVC with Byron Valley in Background

At the Heart of Portage Valley...

Visitor Center opens May 23rd at 9:00 am !

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: Opening May, 2017.
Operational Hours: Open 7 days a week, 9 am to 6 pm, May 23rd, 2015 - September 14th, 2015The Visitor Center is closed after September 14th, but may be available for meetings and educational activities.  Contact Visitor Center Director Lezlie Murray at 754-2316 for more information.

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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