Begich Boggs Visitor Center

Currently Closed
  • Address: Portage Lake Loop, Girdwood, AK 99587, Anchorage, United States
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-9077832326
  • Ticket Price: 5 USD
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Tourist Center, Family And Kids

Begich Boggs Visitor Center - Review

Located on the northwest edge of Portage Lake, this Visitor Center he's quite popular with Alaskan to rest. It gives you an in-depth insight into the Chugach National Forest and Prince William Sound. The exhibits are incredibly immersive, with light and sound and wind effects, as you go through the various dioramas. Inside a movie theatre you get to watch the acclaimed documentary Voices from the Ice. This is also the place for you to arrange the cruise tour of Portage Lake to take you up to the glacier.

Begich Boggs Visitor Center Ticket Prices

  • Free for under 15.

How To reach Begich Boggs Visitor Center by Public Transport

  • Drive to here.

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TripHobo Highlights for Begich Boggs Visitor Center

  • Begich Boggs Visitor Center Address: Portage Lake Loop, Girdwood, AK 99587, Anchorage, United States
  • Begich Boggs Visitor Center Contact Number: +1-9077832326
  • Begich Boggs Visitor Center Timing: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Begich Boggs Visitor Center Price: 5 USD
  • Best time to visit Begich Boggs Visitor Center(preferred time): 09:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Time required to visit Begich Boggs Visitor Center: 01:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Begich Boggs Visitor Center

  • 19.99% of people who visit Anchorage include Begich Boggs Visitor Center in their plan

  • 59.72% of people start their Begich Boggs Visitor Center visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Begich Boggs Visitor Center

Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

93.33% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Begich Boggs Visitor Center

People normally club together Portage Glacier and Crow Creek Historic Gold Mine while planning their visit to Begich Boggs Visitor Center.

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  • Portage Valley is a unique isthmus between two mountain ranges. The visitors center explains how, why, and more. Not a fan of admission (a few bucks) to public lands info buildings, but its worth it to learn about this place. Be sure to walk or cycle along the Trail of Blue Ice!

  • Very worthwhile and more like a museum. Viewing binoculars and right on the water. Lots of birds and sometimes see birds and ice floats in the water.

  • The visitor center is closed in the winter, but this is a great hike. It's 3 miles into the glacier, but it's all flat. The lake is frozen with patches of snow and you should have ice grippers or snow shoes. Lots of cross country skiing too. Dress warmly!

  • We would Definitely come back again and recommend it others

  • Stopped here while waiting for the Whistler tunnel and it was a nice little experience. There a short little museum dedicated to the area and the natives with lots of information. There are movies shown in the theater every once in a while, and after the movie is over the screen retracts and reveals a view of the lake and glacier which is really cool.

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