A cabin atop a snowy pass. A picture of Pigot Bay A-frame Cabin from the front. A picture of the Spencer Bench Cabin and the front deck right after it was completed.  A picture of Barber Cabin taken from across the lake. A boy is fishing in the foreground. The front of McKinley Trail cabin with the signpost off to the left A photo of the interior of Pigot Bay Cabin A picture of Caribou Creek cabin and the surrounding forest A photo of the front deck of Dale Clemens cabin. A side view of Devils Pass cabin with a boy and two dogs in the foreground

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Iditarod National Historic Trail - Shared Stewardship

Get engaged in helping on the Iditarod National Historic Trail. The Forest Service is coordinating with partners, communities, and volunteers to share stewardship of this unique and historic trail system. Shared stewardship fosters the productive and sustainable use of forest lands, contributes to the economic health of rural communities through use and access opportunities, engages youth in conservation stewardship, promotes healthy, active lifestyles, and ensures we serve the communities.

These goals are only achievable with the help of Forest Service partners, grant opportunities, volunteers, Tribes, and community engagement.

Draft Land Management Plan and DEIS Information

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Thank you for your participation in the review of our Draft Land Management Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Statement. We appreciate your attendance at the nine open houses and your submission of comments. We are now in the process of reviewing and evaluating the over 4000 comments we received.

Documents and information associated with the draft Land Management Plan can be found on our Land Management Plan Revision webpage.

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Chugach National Forest Avalanche Center

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The CNFAIC mission is to increase avalanche awareness in the Turnagain area through advisories and public education. Avalanche forecasts are updated seven days a week, during the winter.

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.


Sterling Highway MP 45-60 Project

The Forest Service proposes a project-specific Forest Plan amendment to make this route consistent with the Chugach Forest Plan related to Federal Highway Administration Record of Decision.

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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