Welcome to the Eagle River Nature Center
The Eagle River Nature Center is operated by a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to provide connections to nature teducation, resource protection and outdoor opportunities. The Nature Center is located within Chugach State Park – one of Alaska’s largest state parks and within 40 minutes driving distance from downtown Anchorage and 12 miles from the town of Eagle River.
What You’ll Find at the End of Eagle River Road
You’ll discover the beauty of the Eagle River Valley as you begin your drive along Eagle River Road. Residential areas will give way to breathtaking views of glacially-carved mountains. At Mile 12 you will reach the log cabin visitor center – a threshold for connecting to the ever-changing landscape beyond.
Contact phone number, fax and address
Phone: 907-694-2108 Fax: 907-694-2119
Eagle River Nature Center
32750 Eagle River Road
Eagle River, AK 99577
501c3 non-profit #92-0156981 established 1996
October-April, Fri-Sun, 10am-5pm
May-September, Wed-Sun, 10am-5pm
The building will be CLOSED Dec. 21, 2015 through Jan.1, 2016.
Trails always accessible. Group field trips available daily by appointment.
THANK YOU TO OUR MAJOR SPONSORS: Alaska Airlines, Alyeska Pipeline Service Co., BP, CIRI, ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil Foundation, Foraker Group, REI, Rasmuson Foundation and Spenard Builders Supply.
Our Latest Programs
NEW! Our new trail maintenance facility has a space that can be rented for small groups (max. 12 persons) for meetings or retreats. More info here.
TEACHERS: Click here for details about our naturalist field trips,outreach and scholarships.
THANK YOU to our corporate sponsors and supporters!
Mark Your Calendars:
Eagle River Challenge: August 13, 2016 (5K & 10K Trail Race)
Annual Auction: October 8, 2016, AK Native Heritage Cntr
ALASKA MASTER NATURALIST PROGRAM: The Nature Center is part of a new initiative to establish a Certified Alaska Master Naturalist program in cooperation with UAF School of Natural Resources and Extension.
You can earn money for our programs by linking your Fred
Meyer rewards card to the Eagle River Nature Center. Whenever you use your rewards card while shopping at Fred Meyer, a donation will be made to the Center.
When shopping at Amazon Smile, you can select a non-proift for Amazon to make a donation to. Choose Eagle River Nature Center! Thanks!
Purchase your Crow Pass Trail T-Shirt HERE!
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