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Area Name Status Short Description
Alice Smith Intertie
 
Bear Lake Trail - INHT
 
Carter Lake Trail Click for more information

Combine with Crescent Lake Trail and Crescent Creek Trail for an 18 mile through hike.

Chugach National Forest Click for more information

Throw on a well-packed pack

Backpacking on the Forest requires some forethought. You should pack carefully, planning for all eventualities, including the possibility of your trip being a little longer than anticipated. Always let someone else know your plans, and when you plan to come back. The forest is wilderness...

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Crescent Creek Trail Click for more information

Can be combined with Crescent Lake Trail and Carter Lake Trail for an 18 mile through hike. 

 

Crescent Lake Trail Click for more information

Combine with Crescent Creek Trail and Carter Lake Trail for an 18 mile through hike. Crescent Lake Trail is rough, overgrown and there are creeks that must be forded.

Crow Pass Trail - INHT
 
Devil's Creek Trail Click for more information

Access to Resurrection Pass Trail for possible through hikes of 27 miles to the south trailhead and 32 miles to the north trailhead.

Off trail hiking opportunities in alpine valleys in Devils Pass area.

 

Falls Creek Trail
 
Johnson Pass Trail North - INHT
 
Johnson Pass Trail South - INHT
 
Lake Elsner Trail
 
Lost Lake Trail - INHT Click for more information

15 mile hike through combined with Primrose Trail. Off trail hiking oportunities in neighboring valleys and ridges around Lost Lake.

Meridian Lakes Trail - INHT
 
Primrose Trail - INHT Click for more information

Combine with Lost Lake Trail for a 15 mile through hike. There are many off-trail hiking opportunities in the alpine hils and valleys surrounding Lost Lake.

Ptarmigan Creek Trail - INHT Click for more information

Camping at Ptarmigan lake and along Ptarmigan Lake Trail. 14 miles round trip to far end of lake.

Ptarmigan Lake Trail - INHT
 
Resurrection Pass Trail North Click for more information

39 mile through hike to south trailhead requires vehicle shuttle.

Resurrection Pass Trail South Click for more information

39 mile through hike to north trailhead requires vehicle shuttle.

Resurrection River Trail Click for more information

Challenging hike on the 12-mile-long upper section of this trail. Must be able to safely ford large creeks.

Can be combined with Russian Lakes Trail for 32 mile through hike to Russian River Campground, or 21 miles to Cooper Lake Road.

Russian Lakes Trail Upper & Lower Click for more information

Can combine with Resurrection River Trail for 32 mile (from lower trailhead) or 21 mile (from upper trailhead) through hike.

Upper Winner Creek - INHT
 
Vagt Lake Trail - INHT
 
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Area Name Status Short Description
Chugach National Forest Click for more information

Some cabins situated near or on the salt-water expanses of Prince William Sound and the Copper River Delta offer better opportunities for beach combing, due to their proximity to shipping lanes.

Goose Bay Cabin This area is Open Click for more information

Steamer clams may be dug on the few gravel beaches in the area.

Hook Point Cabin Click for more information

If you decide that clams aren’t really such a delicacy, there are miles of sandy beach for beachcombing. This is one of the better beaches in the spring, because the winter storms wash up a whole new supply of glass balls (Japanese fishing floats), shells, whiskey bottles, and other wave-swept treasures from the open ocean. 

Log Jam Bay Cabin

Some good stuff can be found here...

Softuk Bar Cabin

Potential for glass floats...


Area Name Status Short Description
Chugach National Forest Click for more information

Prince William Sound and Copper River Delta have lots of chances for beach combing and tide-pooling, especially in the warmer months.


Area Name Status Short Description
Chugach National Forest Click for more information

Road biking is popular along the Seard Highway National Scenic Byway, which stretches 120 miles from Seward to Anchorage, a large part of which is through the National Forest

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Area Name Status Short Description
Black Bear Campground Click for more information

Licenses and Regulations are available through Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G).

Caribou Creek Cabin Click for more information

Wildlife includes moose, black and brown bears, Dall sheep, mountain goats, caribou, and wolves. Hunting for these species in designated seasons. Fishing is poor in this area. Review Alaska Department of Fish and Game hunting and fishing regulations.

Chugach National Forest Click for more information

Brown and black bear can be found across a large part of the Forest, along with moose. Look for deer in Prince William Sound and parts of the Copper River Delta.

Sheep and goats stick to the mountainous regions, but can be found in all three districts of the Chugach.

Seasons and regulations can vary by location.

Crescent Lake Cabin Click for more information

Wildlife in the area include moose, black and brown bears, and Dall sheep. Hunting for these species in the designated seasons.

Devil's Pass Cabin Click for more information

Wildlife includes moose, black and brown bears, Dall sheep, caribou and wolves.

Review Alaska Department of Fish and Game hunting and fishing regulations.

Double Bay Cabin

Some game in area.

East Creek Cabin Click for more information

Wildlife include moose, black and brown bears, Dall sheep, mountain goats, caribou, and wolves. Hunting for these species in the designated seasons. Fishing in this area is unexceptional. Review Alaska Department of Fish and Game hunting and fishing regulations.

Fox Creek Cabin Click for more information

Wildlife include moose, black and brown bears, Dall sheep, mountain goats, caribou, and wolves. Hunting for these species in designated seasons. Fishing is unexceptional in this area. Review Alaska Department of Fish and Game hunting and fishing regulations.

Granite Creek Campground Click for more information

Review Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) hunting and fishing regulations. 

Juneau Lake Cabin Click for more information

Wildlife includes moose, black and brown bears, and wolves. Hunting for these species in designated seasons.

Review Alaska Department of Fish and Game hunting and fishing regulations.

Log Jam Bay Cabin Click for more information

Wildlife includes brown bear and Sitka black-tailed deer.

Lower Paradise Lake Cabin Click for more information

Wildlife includes moose, black and brown bears, and mountain goats. Hunting for these species in designated seasons.

Review Alaska Department of Fish and Game hunting and fishing regulations.

Martin Lake Cabin Click for more information

There are steep mountains surrounding the cabin, with mountain goats along the ridge line. Brown and black bears are also abundant. Store food in cabin and don't clean fish near the cabin. Throw carcasses into the stream.

McKinley Lake Cabin Click for more information

Wildlife includes brown and black bear, waterfowl.

McKinley Trail Cabin

Brown bear, black bear, moose, waterfowl...

Nellie Martin River Cabin

Sitka black-tailed deer and brown bear.

Paulson Bay Cabin

Bear and waterfowl in designated seasons.

Pigot Bay Cabin

Deer and bear

Port Chalmers Cabin Click for more information

Wildlife includes brown bear, Sitka black-tailed deer and waterfowl.

Power Creek Cabin Click for more information

Wildlife includes brown and black bear, mountain goat and waterfowl. There are only very small Dolly Varden in the stream near the cabin, so there's no real fishing available.

Resurrection River Cabin Click for more information

Wildlife includes moose, black and brown bears, Dall sheep, wolves, and beavers. Higher bear density in this region offers possibility of seeing bears in their natural habitat. Hunting for these species in designated seasons.

Review Alaska Department of Fish and Game hunting and fishing regulations.

Romig Cabin Click for more information

Wildlife include moose, black and brown bears, and wolves. Hunting for these species in designated seasons. Review Alaska Department of Fish and Game hunting and fishing regulations.

San Juan Bay Cabin Click for more information

Wildlife includes brown bear and Sitka black-tail deer. 

Shrode Lake Cabin Click for more information

black-tailed deer and bear. Check with ADF&G for required permit and season.

Swan Lake Cabin Click for more information

Wildlife includes moose, black and brown bears, caribou, Dall sheep and wolves. Hunting for these species in designated seasons. Review Alaska Department of Fish and Game regulations.

Trout Lake Cabin Click for more information

Wildlife includes moose, black and brown bears, and wolves. This area is prime moose habitat. Expect to see moose and evidence of periodic Forest Service habitat management programs using controlled burning. Hunting for these species in designated seasons. Review Alaska Department of Fish and Game hunting and fishing regulations.

Upper Paradise Cabin Click for more information

Wildlife include moose, black and brown bears, and mountain goat. Hunting for these species in designated seasons.

Review Alaska Department of Fish and Game hunting and fishing regulations.

West Swan Lake Cabin Click for more information

Wildlife includes moose, black and brown bears, caribou, and wolves. Hunting for these species in designated seasons.

Review Alaska Department of Fish and Game hunting and fishing regulations.


Area Name Status Short Description
Primrose Campground

Boat ramp on Kenai Lake.

Quartz Creek Campground

Boat ramp on Kenai Lake.

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Alaganik Slough

Boating in the Slough.

Bertha Creek Campground Click for more information

Granite Creek is a popular raft float trip, put in at Lyon Creek near MP 68 Seward Highway, take out at Bertha or Granite Creek Campgrounds, or at East Fork Sixmile Highway Bridge (MP 62 Seward Hwy).  Expect sweepers and strainers in Granite Creek, Class 1-2 water. 

Do not continue to float down Sixmile Creek unless you are a highly skilled river-runner!  Sixmile Creek has numerous Class 4 and 5 rapids. 

Black Bear Campground Click for more information

Whitewater rafting and kayaking on Portage Creek

Chugach National Forest Click for more information

Kayaking in Western Prince William Sound

Prince William Sound provides excellent opportunities for backcountry adventure, solitude and wildlife observation. The Sound has more tidewater glaciers than any other region in North America and is encompassed by the 5.4 million acre Chugach National Forest. 1.9 million acres of the western Sound is designated as the Nellie Juan College Fiord Wilderness Study Area to preserve its unique wilderness character.

Immense ice fields surround this inland waterway and give rise to magnificent tidewater glaciers that tumble into the sea. Icebergs and postglacial terrain are hallmarks of the landscape, offering a unique glimpse of geology and post-glacial reforestation in action.            

Harrison Lagoon Cabin

Kayaking around area

Kayaking Western Prince William Sound  

Kayaking in Western Prince William Sound

Primrose Campground

Kayaking and canoeing on Kenai Lake.

Quartz Creek Campground

Kayaking and canoeing on Kenai Lake.

Six Mile Creek

Cass V whitewater for rafts and kayaks.

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Area Name Status Short Description
Aspen Flats Cabin
 
Barber Cabin
 
Beach River Cabin Click for more information

Occupancy of Forest Service cabins is by permit only ($25 per night per party). Reservations may be made up to 180 days in advance by calling (877)444-6777 toll free, (518)885-3639 for overseas or via the internet www.recreation.gov

Caribou Creek Cabin
 
Chugach National Forest Click for more information

Cabin reservations are made though Recreation.gov (1-877-444-6777) and are required. Reservations may be made up to180 days prior to your desired arrival date.

You can stay in touch with events and news concerning the Chugach National Forest by following us on Twitter @ChugachForestAK and Facebook or check out our event calendar on our homepage.

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Download the Recreational Opportunities for Cabin Rentals PDF flyer.

Download the flyer for all Recreational Opportunities (cabin rental camping and picnicking, fishing and hiking).

Coghill Lake Cabin Click for more information

Occupancy of Forest Service cabins is by permit only ($35 per night per party). Reservations may be made up to 180 days in advance by calling 1-877-444-6777 (518-885-3639 overseas) or via internet at www.recreation.gov. Maximum stay for this cabin is 7 consecutive nights. 

Crescent Lake Cabin
 
Crescent Saddle Cabin
 
Crow Pass Cabin Click for more information

Occupancy of Forest Service cabins is by permit only ($25 per night per party). Reservations may be made up to 180 days in advance by calling (877)444-6777 toll free, (518)885-3639 for overseas or via internet at www.recreation.gov.

Dale Clemens Cabin
 
Devil's Pass Cabin
 
Double Bay Cabin This area is Open Click for more information

 

Occupancy of Forest Service cabins is by permit only ($35 per night per party).  Reservations may be made up to 180 days in advance by calling 1-877-444-6777 (518-885-3639 overseas) or via internet at www.recreation.gov.  Maximum stay for this cabin is 7 consecutive nights. Cabin reservations (check-in  & check out time) are from noon to noon.

East Creek Cabin

 

 

Fox Creek Cabin
 
Goose Bay Cabin Click for more information

Occupancy of Forest Service cabins is by permit only ($35 per night per party). Reservations may be made up to 180 days in advance by calling (877)444-6777 toll free, (518)885-3639 for overseas or via internet at www.recreation.gov.

Green Island Cabin This area is Open Click for more information

Occupancy of Forest Service cabins is by permit only ($35 per night per party). Reservations may be made up to 180 days in advance by calling (877)444-6777 toll free, (518)885-3639 for overseas or via internet at www.recreation.gov.

Harrison Lagoon Cabin Click for more information

Rugged and scenic land and seclusion of this cabin add to a wilderness experience.  A small boat allows exploring of the coast or crossing the lagoon and can also allow more hiking possibilities. The Forest Service does not provide boats.

Because of the terrain, hiking around the cabin is limited.  It is possible to walk around the lagoon at low tide.  Tide tables should be consulted to time the return hike to low tide as well. Blueberries and salmonberries can be found near the cabin.

Hook Point Cabin Click for more information

Occupancy of Forest Service cabins is by permit only ($35 per night per party). Reservations may be made up to 180 days in advance by calling 1-877-444-6777 (518-885-3639 overseas) or via internet at www.recreation.gov. Maximum stay for this cabin is 7 consecutive nights. 

Jack Bay Cabin This area is Open Click for more information

Occupancy of Forest Service cabins is by permit only ($35 per night per party). Reservations may be made up to 180 days in advance by calling 1-877-444-6777 (518-885-3639 overseas) or via internet at www.recreation.gov. Maximum stay for this cabin is 7 consecutive nights.

Juneau Lake Cabin
 
Log Jam Bay Cabin Click for more information

Occupancy of Forest Service cabins is by permit only ($35 per night per party). Reservations may be made up to 180 days in advance by calling (877)444-6777 toll free, (518)885-3639 for overseas or via internet at www.recreation.gov.

Lower Paradise Lake Cabin
 
Martin Lake Cabin Click for more information

Occupancy of Forest Service cabins is by permit only. Reservations may be made up to 180 days in advance by calling (877)444-6777 toll free, (518)885-3639 for overseas or via internet at www.recreation.gov.

McKinley Lake Cabin
 
McKinley Trail Cabin Click for more information

Occupancy of Forest Service cabins is by permit only ($35 per night per party). Reservations may be made up to 180 days in advance by calling (877)444-6777 toll free, (518)885-3639 for overseas or via internet at www.recreation.gov.

Nellie Martin River Cabin Click for more information

Occupancy of Forest Service cabins is by permit only ($35 per night per party).Reservations may be made up to 180 days in advance by calling (877)444-6777 toll free, (518)885-3639 for overseas or via internet at www.recreation.gov.

Paulson Bay Cabin Click for more information

This cabin is in an area which offers the visitor seclusion, and majestic scenery as well as excellent

fishing and hunting.  Hiking in the area is fairly easy because of relatively little brush to inhibit movement.   There is a route from the cabin north to the creek (about 3/4 mile).  A small boat can increase the opportunity to explore the bay and surrounding coast.  (Boats not supplied by the Forest Service).  The cabin is situated for a spectacular view of Port Wells and into College Fiord with Harvard Glacier in the background.  The lagoon at the head of the bay offers fish viewing.

Pigot Bay Cabin Click for more information

A visit to this cabin offers possibilities for wildlife

viewing, photography, exploring, hunting, and fishing. The topography is very rugged limiting hiking in the area.  A small boat will greatly increase access and exploring potentials in this bay  and along the coast of Port Wells.  (Boats are not provided by the Forest Service).  Mountain goats can sometimes be seen on the surrounding cliffs.

Cabin is on a bluff 12 feet above ocean, access by steps. Climate is usually wet, windy, and cool. Inclement weather may cause an unexpected extension of the trip. Bring extra supplies to last 2-5 days. Bringing a personal cooking stove is recommended. Drinking water is sometimes difficult to obtain near cabin. Boil surface water for 5 minutes before drinking. Remember to pack out your trash. Enjoy, but do not disturb the archaeological and historic sites in the vicinity.

Contact a U.S. Forest Service office for more detailed information on safety precautions.

Port Chalmers Cabin Click for more information

Occupancy of Forest Service cabins is by permit only ($35 per night per party). Reservations may be made up to 180 days in advance by calling (877)444-6777 toll free, (518)885-3639 for overseas or via internet at www.recreation.gov.

Power Creek Cabin This area is Open Click for more information

Reservations may be made up to 180 days in advance by calling (877) 444-6777 toll free, (518) 885-3639 for overseas or via internet at www.recreation.gov.

Romig Cabin
 
San Juan Bay Cabin Click for more information

Occupancy of Forest Service cabins is by permit only ($35 per night per party). Reservations may be made up to 180 days in advance by calling (877)444-6777 toll free, (518)885-3639 for overseas or via internet at www.recreation.gov.

Shelter Bay Cabin Click for more information

Occupancy of Forest Service cabins is by permit only ($35 per night per party). Reservations may be made up to 180 days in advance by calling (877)444-6777 toll free, (518)885-3639 for overseas or via internet at www.recreation.gov.

Shrode Lake Cabin Click for more information

This cabin offers a secluded getaway in majestic surroundings.  Hike on the 1 mile trail to Long Bay

 It is a 2 mile hike from 3 Fingers cove to the cabin, however this route is arduous and requires a stream crossing just prior to arriving at the cabin with water depths varying from 1-3 feet seasonally. Chest Waders are recommended.

The area offers great opportunities for bird watching and photography.

Because this area receives heavy snowfall and ice on the lake the cabin is usually not available until mid-June. Boats should anchor in Long Bay. Only shallow-draft vessels can proceed during high tide as far as the lagoon at the head of Long Bay. Numerous rock hazards are in the channel and lagoon.

Inclement weather may cause an unexpected extension of the trip. Bring extra supplies to last 2-5 days. Climate is usually wet, windy, and cool. Bringing a personal cooking stove is recommended. Bring kerosene or #1 stove oil (5 gallons lasts about 48 hours). Boil surface water 5 minutes before drinking. Remember to pack out your trash.

Enjoy, but do not disturb the archaeological and historic sites in the vicinity. You can contact a U.S. Forest Service office for more detailed information on safety precautions.

Softuk Bar Cabin Click for more information

Occupancy of Forest Service cabins is by permit only ($35 per night per party). Reservations may be made up to 180 days in advance by calling (877)444-6777 toll free, (518)885-3639 for overseas or via internet at www.recreation.gov.

Spencer Bench Cabin This area is Open
 
Spencer Whistle Stop This area is Open
 
Swan Lake Cabin Click for more information

Occupancy of Forest Service cabins is by permit only ($45 per night per party). Reservations may be made up to 180 days in advance by calling 1-877-444-6777 (518-885-3639 overseas) or via internet at www.reserve.com . Maximum stay is 3 consecutive nights from May 15-Aug. 31, and 7 consecutive nights from Sept. 1-May 14.

Tiedeman Slough Click for more information

Occupancy of Forest Service cabins is by permit only ($35 per night per party). Reservations may be made up to 180 days in advance by calling (877)444-6777 toll free, (518)885-3639 for overseas or via internet at www.recreation.gov.

Trout Lake Cabin
 
Upper Paradise Cabin
 
Upper Russian Lake Cabin
 
West Swan Lake Cabin
 
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Bertha Creek Campground Click for more information

A small loop campground with 12 sites suitable for vehicle camping small RV’s or trailers, and tents.

12 sites. Vault toilet, hand driven water pump, dumpster, picnic tables, fire rings, bear lockers.  Not included:  running water, electricity, dump station, or wood.

Black Bear Campground Click for more information

Wildlife include black and brown bears, moose, mountain goats, snowshoe hare, spruce grouse and ptarmigan.  Goats can be seen on the peaks in the area.  Hunting is regulated, permits available.  Fishing is nonexistant in the area near this campground.

Campground is located near Portage creek, which provides Class II whitewater opportunities for rafts and kayaks.

Childs Glacier & other sites in Cordova Area Click for more information

The Childs Glacier Recreation Site will be open in mid-June with reduced services to the public and permittees. The Copper River Highway which provides access to the popular glacier viewing area and campground was closed at the mile 36 bridge by the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF) in August 2011 due to erosion and structural concerns.

The Recreation Area and campsites will be open from mid-June through September 30 for public use on a first come first serve basis. Camping fees will be $10.00 per night per site. Bear-proof storage boxes and potable water will be available. Two vault toilets will be operational.

Visitors are asked to observe Leave no Trace principles and pack out whatever you pack in. No garbage cans will be available. The Forest Service will monitor and maintain the site throughout the summer.

The Forest Service is reviewing applications from several commercial operators for upriver access to the recreation site.

The Copper River Highway will remain closed until the bridge can be replaced. Replacement of the bridge is estimated to be several years out. Please visit www.dot.state.ak.us/comm for more information on the Highway closure and the timeline for bridge replacement. 

Chugach National Forest Click for more information

Summer camping season here. The Chugach National Forest has just the campsite you're looking for from bustling and busy with activity to solitary and wooded. Please check out posted regulations and practice safe campfire guidelines. Happy Camping!

Reservations are made though Recreation.gov (1-877-444-6777) and recommended for summer camping. Fees are charged during the summer season. Reservations may be made up to180 days prior to your desired arrival date in the summer season (Memorial Day through Labor Day in September).

You can stay in touch with events and news concerning the Chugach National Forest by following us on Twitter @ChugachForestAK and Facebook or check out our event calendar on our homepage.

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Download the Recreational Opportunities for Campgrounds and Picnic Areas PDF flyer.

Download the flyer for all Recreational Opportunities (cabin rental camping and picnicking, fishing and hiking).

Coeur D'Alene Campground Click for more information

No reservations are taken for the Coeur d'Alene campground and there is no fee to use the campground. The maximum stay is 14 days.

Cooper Creek Campground Click for more information

Reservations can be made through the National Recreation Reservation System at www.recreation.gov. The maximum stay is 14 days.

Crescent Creek Campground Click for more information

No reservations are taken for the Crescent Creek Campground. The maximum stay is 14 days.

Granite Creek Campground Click for more information

A small loop campground with 19 sites (most beside creek) suitable for vehicle camping, RV’s, and tents.

19 sites. Vault toilet, hand driven water pump, dumpster, picnic tables, fire rings, bear lockers.  Not included:  running water, electricity, dump station, or wood.

Hope Point Trail Click for more information

Camping at the nearby Porcupine Campground.

Porcupine Campground
Primrose Campground Click for more information

No reservations are taken for the Primrose Campground. There is a user pay station at the entrance to the campground. The maximum stay is 14 nights.

Ptarmigan Campground Click for more information

Ptarmigan Creek is on the reservation system. For reservations, please visit the National Recreation Reservation Service website at www.recreation.gov. Some first come first served sites are available. The maximum stay is 14 nights.

Quartz Creek Campground Click for more information

Reservations are taken for the Quartz Creek Campground. There is a user pay station at the entrance to the campground. Single and double sites are available. For reservations, please visit the National Recreation Reservation website at www.recreation.gov. Some first come first served sites are available. The maximum stay is 14 nights.

Russian River Campground Click for more information

The Russian River campground is on the reservation system. For reservations, please visit the National Recreation Reservation Service website at  www.recreation.gov. There is a three-day limit stay at the campground.

Bear Country! All food must be stored properly in your vehicle or lockers provided in the campground.

Be bear aware!

Tenderfoot Creek Campground Click for more information

There is a user pay station at the entrance. The maximum stay is 14 nights.

Trail River Campground Click for more information

The Group Site at Trail River campground is on the reservation system. Individual sites are available on a first-come first-serve basis. For reservations, please visit the National Recreation Reservation Service website at www.recreation.gov. The maximum stay is 14 nights.

Williwaw Campground Click for more information

Small campground not far from popular Begich, Boggs Visitor Center. 60 sites.

Fish viewing area where salmon can be seen spawning, and otherwise doing their thing. Glacier viewing. Begich, Boggs Visitor Center is nearby and provides more glacier viewing, and information on the Portage Valley.


Area Name Status Short Description
Chugach National Forest   Click for more information

View from Spencer Bench cabin

Reservations for campgrounds and cabins are made though Recreation.gov (1-877-444-6777) and recommended for summer camping. Fees are charged during the summer season. Reservations may be made up to180 days prior to your desired arrival date in the summer season (Memorial Day through Labor Day in September). Not all of our campgrounds take reservations and all campgrounds have a few first-come first serve campsites. Click here for a list of campgrounds or cabins and prices.

You can stay in touch with events and news concerning the Chugach National Forest by following us on Twitter @ChugachForestAK and Facebook or check out our event calendar on our homepage.

Spencer Bench Cabin - https://www.fs.usda.gov/activity/chugach/recreation/camping-cabins 

The newest cabin on the Chugach National Forest, located at 1,900' elevation overlooking Spencer Glacier.  Alpine meadows just above cabin offer excellent off-trail exploring; nearby creek for water.  15' x 17' trapper-style cabin with wooden bunks (no mattresses), table, counter, kerosene heater, fire extinquisher, and separate outhouse.  Bring cook stove, cooking utensils and all items you'll need to be comfortable, including during the hike up 1,800' over 5 miles, from the Spencer Whistle Stop Train station.

Alaska Railroad Reservations for the 2018 season May 26, 2018 - September 16, 2018 begin at 8:00 am on January 9, 2018.

Reservation hotline 1-800-544-0552 or https://www.alaskarailroad.com/travel-planning/destinations/spencer-glacier-whistle-stop/spencer-bench-cabin

 

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