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Matanuska Glacier State Recreation Site



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    234.14 acres

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The Matanuska Glacier State Recreation Site, managed by Long Rifle Lodge, is located one mile south of the Lodge at Mile 101 on the Glenn Highway National Scenic Byway. The recreation site has 12 campsites on a gravel loop road, water pump, toilets, fire pits, and picnic tables. The Edge Nature Trail begins at the rest area and provides a 20-minute walk through the forest to glacier viewing platforms. Summer activities include hiking, glacier trekking and river rafting. Winter activities include skiing, snowshoeing and snow machining.

Allowed Activities
Cross Country Skiing
Tent Camping
Rv Camping

Additional Information

Accessibility Description

Take the Glenn Hwy. Pass through the town of Chickaloon. Park entrance on the right, at milepost 101 of the Glenn Hwy.