Adventure Within Range
on the Chugach National Forest
|The Whistle Stop pavilion at Spencer|
- Take advantage of a guided tour along the fully accessible 2.6 mile trail to the glacier
- Enjoy a picnic at the historically themed whistle stop shelter
- Create your own multi-day adventure with family and friends at the site's group campsite or enjoy it on a trip guided by permitted outfitter and guides
If you want a longer hike take a self-guided six-mile hike to the face of Spencer Glacier. For the really adventurous, a hike deep into Grandview Valley is a great way to experience some exceptional views while keeping an eye out for wildlife and beautiful wildflowers.
PLANNING – Contact the Alaska Railroad for the train schedule to Spencer – alaskarailroad.com. There are several companies offering guided hikes, kayak, and boat adventures. Companies operating in the area are listed on the Chugach website.