Begich, Boggs Visitor Center

The Begich, Boggs Visitor Center is open until September 18th, 2017. Hours of operation during the summer are 9am-6pm, 7 days a week. We look forward to seeing you!

General Information

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 single national forest. Award-winning exhibits, educational presentations, the film "Retreat and Renewal: Stories from Alaska's Chugach National Forest," and interpretive services are available to serve the public.

  • Fees: $5.00 for adults. Fee includes admission to film and exhibits. Children 15 and younger are free!
  • We honor Interagency Passes (Senior Pass, Access Pass, Annual Pass, Military Pass, and Golden Age/Access Passport)
  • Contact us:
  • (907) 783-2326 May-Sept
  • (907) 783-3242 Oct-April