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 & September: Wednesday-Sunday, 10am-5pm, Closed  Mondays and Tuesdays.  

June, July & August : Tuesday-Sunday, 10am-5pm, Closed Mondays.  

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

Only fee is for parking:  $5/vehicle. Hiking for more than a day?  $10/vehicle for up to 3 days.   Limited parking area for RV's and vehicles with trailers.  Our overflow parking area is NOT suitable for RV's or trailers.

The trails are always accessible.  Trail maps are located at the front door of the Nature Center, inside when open, or on our website.

Group field trips (guided and unguided) are available by appointment.

      

 

Announcement

  • September 2018 Program (pdf format)
  • October 2018 Program (pdf format)
  • October Nights Annual Auction at the Alaska Native Heritage Center coming October 6, 2018.  To sponsor a table or to donate to our silent or live auctions contact us or complete this donor form and fax/email/mail to us.
  • We will be seeking a TRAIL CREW MANAGER for next spring/summer.  Contact us for more information.

Thank you to our sponsors:

Alaska Airlines**, Alaska Community Foundation**, Alaska Regional Hospital Auxiliary **, Alyeska Pipeline Service Co.**,  BP*,  CIRI**,  ConocoPhillips**,  Eagle River-Chugiak Rotary ***,  GCI ***, REI Co-op*, Pick. Click. Give. , Rasmuson Foundation*,  and TOTE Maritime Alaska**.

* $5000 or more; **$1000-$4999; ***$500-$999

 

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