Begich, Boggs Visitor Center

Begich, Boggs Visitor Center

The BBVC, in the heart of Portage Valley, offers a unique chance to learn about America's northern most national forest.

The Begich, Boggs Visitor Center is a world-class facility with interactive exhibits, a classroom and a 200-seat theater showing the film Retreat and Renewal. Forest Service interpreters provide programs on the natural and cultural wonders of the Chugach National Forest.

Be sure to take a cruise on the MV Ptarmigan for a spectacular view of Portage Glacier.


May 28 - September 11, 2022 7-days a week 9:00 am to 5:00 pm


Film, exhibits, ranger-led programs, and general forest information.


$5.00 for adults [children 15 and younger are free!]


(907) 783-2326

Begich, Boggs Visitor Center