Outfitter Guide Permits

Chugach National Forest Accepting Applications for Outfitting and Guiding Services on Portage Lake

The Chugach National Forest, Glacier Ranger District, is accepting applications for year-round commercial outfitting and guiding services for non-motorized activities on Portage Lake.

Guides and outfitters interested in applying should review the documents below.

Applications should be emailed to mailroom_r10_chugach@usda.gov with the subject line “Prospectus Application.” Applications must be received by close of business on January 9, 2022. For questions related to this opportunity, please contact Phillip Zumstein at phillip.zumstein@usda.gov or 907-419-5089.

Portage Lake Outfitter & Guide Prospectus
Appendix reference
  * Appendix 1:  Vicinity and Area Maps
  * Appendix 2:  Actual Use Reporting
  * Appendix 3:  Standard Performance Evaluation
  * Appendix 4:  Sample Permit
  * Appendix 5:  Sample Operating Plan

Permitted Guides on the Chugach National Forest

Find a non-comprehensive list of companies authorized to guide on the Chugach National Forest.

Current Permit Holders – Alaska Region Outfitter and Guide Hub Site

This Hub site is intended to serve as a one-stop shop for outfitter and guide permit holders to get information related to Forest Service permits. Find instructions and information about submitting actual use reports and more.