The Eagle River Nature Center

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 nature center – a threshold for connecting to the ever-changing landscape beyond.

Contact Information

  • 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.

Building Hours

May to September: Wednesday-Sunday, 10am-5pm   Only the building is closed Mondays and Tuesdays.

October to April: Friday-Sunday, 10am-5pm.

The trails are always accessible. Group field trips are available by appointment.




Welcome to our new website.  You'll now be able to register online for classes and workshops that have limited space available.  Please don't forget to contact us if you need to cancel so that those on the waitlist can attend.                              
If you have any questions or suggestions for us please don't hesitate to contact us.    

Thank you to REI Anchorage for sponsoring the Eagle River Challenge 5K & 10K Trail Races on August 12, 2017.  Join the fun, food and door prizes courtesy of REI. 

Don't forget to Pick.Click.Give in 2017.  You can still make donation updates to your application through July.  There are lots of great organizations to support, including the Eagle River Nature Center.  Many thanks to everyone who contributed in 2016!


Thank you to our major sponsors:

Alaska Airlines, Alyeska Pipeline Service Co., BP, CIRI, ConocoPhillips, Eagle River Area Rotary, ExxonMobil Foundation, KPMG LLP, REI Co-op, Rasmuson Foundation, Spenard Builders Supply, TOTE Maritime Alaska, Walmart Foundation.