Spotlights

Helicopter Business Opportunities

The Chugach National Forest is determining interest in two temporary special use permits for commercially guided heli-skiing on the Seward and Cordova Ranger Districts for the 2019 season.

Chugach Children's Forest

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

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.

Ride the Train to Spencer Glacier Whistle Stop!

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

Visiting Your Chugach National Forest

Get the Chugach National Forest Visitor Guide to help plan your trip. Take the train, visit the Cordova Shorebird Festival, or tour the interactive exhibits at Begich, Boggs Visitor Center.

Chugach Children's Forest

Get Out. Go Wild. Change the Future.

Visit the new Chugach Children’s Forest website and see how it leads to exciting opportunities for Alaska’s youth and communities.

Chugach National Forest Avalanche Center

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.

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...

State of the Chugach 2012

Every year the Forest publishes its annual State of the Chugach. Find the PDF version here.

The Chugach Whistle Stop Project

Climb on board a railroad adventure found nowhere else in the United States...

CNF Avalanche Information Center

The CNFAIC is one of approximately fifteen agency avalanche centers across the nation affiliated with the US Forest Service National Avalanche Center. 

Voices of the Wilderness Chugach National Forest 2017 Artist in Residence

This year’s Artist in Residence is Kristin Link from McCarthy, Alaska. Find out what inspires her and what she plans to do on the Chugach National Forest.

Be Bear Aware!

You may have seen a large wooden box outside one of our offices. It is part of a bear-resistant canister loan program started on the Glacier Ranger District a few years ago.

Agents of Discovery - Portage Valley

The award winning mobile gaming application Agents of Discovery has come to Portage Valley and the Begich, Boggs Visitor Center.

Videographer Captures Wilderness

Voices of the Wilderness 2016 Artist in Residence, Beau Sylte's film about the Nellie Juan-College Fiord Wilderness Study Area inspires people to explore their public lands.

The myalaskaforests blog

Check out current happenings on both the Chugach and Tongass National Forests on our blog, myalaskaforest.com. Sponsored by the National Forest Foundation.

Become an Alaskan Artist in Residence

The Voices of the Wilderness artist residency creates artwork that communicates the meaning of public lands. Learn how to become an Artist in Residence here.

Resource Advisory Committee Funding Available

Kenai Peninsula-Anchorage Borough and Prince William Sound Resource Advisory Committees request for proposals due May 20th, 2016.

Kenai-Russian River Collaborative Public Process

The Chugach National Forest is consistently looking for ways to reduce human-bear conflicts in the Kenai-Russian River area. Click the link for more information.

Celebrating 50 Years of American Wilderness

U.S. Forest Service and Alaska partners begin year-long celebration of 50th anniversary of Wilderness Act

Chugach Cabins

Travelers from all over the globe are ready to reserve these 180 days in advance, so plan ahead...

Classrooms for Climate

Find audio files and images of the Conference which took place on UAA campus and was sponsored by UAA and Chugach National Forest.



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