The Intro image has text that reads: Mitigate Wildfire Risk. A firefighter standing with a torch overlooking an evening fire scene. A line of firefighters walking in a line through the forest A large pile of woody debris burning. A large smoke cloud from a wildfire. A fierce wildfire in action. A fire crew surveys wildfire damage in the forest. Upper Winner Creek Trail scenic view. Three firefighters standing in front of a pile-burn in winter. A crowd of kids in front of the Smokey Bear hot air balloon.

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Draft Land Management Plan and DEIS Available for Public Review and Comment

We encourage you to review the draft Land Management Plan and draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Chugach National Forest. The draft documents reflect years of analyses and extensive public participation, and we want to keep that public involvement going! Review the documents on our Land Management Plan Revision webpage and then submit your comments within the 90-day comment period. All of the details on how to submit comments are on the webpage. 

Celebrating 40th Anniversary of Iditarod Trail as National Historic Trail

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This year, along with partners, we are celebrating the Iditarod National Historic Trail by organizing volunteer stewardship events along the southern trek of the Iditarod National Historic Trail in and near the Chugach National Forest. Join us for these events as we work together on this network of trails commemorating historic sites, events, and features.

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Ride the Train to Spencer Glacier Whistle Stop!

Visit a backcountry paradise only accessible by rail. A Chugach National Forest Ranger guides hikes or explore on your own before catching the train back from the wilderness.

National Visitor Use Monitoring Program

This summer you may see Chugach National Forest employees at recreation sites and along Forest Service roads conducting interviews of visitors...


Chugach Children's Forest

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The Chugach Children’s Forest creates opportunities for Alaska’s diverse youth and communities to connect with the over five million acres of the Chugach National Forest.

Carter Lake Trail Work

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Chugach Children’s Forest created a new youth crew to engage on the forest. The Chugach Forest Conservation crew is made up of youth from Alaska who work with forest staff.

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