Eagle River Nature Center

The Eagle River Nature Center is operated by a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to provide connections to nature through interpretive education, resource protection and outdoor opportunities. The Nature Center is located within Chugach State Park – one of Alaska’s largest state parks and within 40 minutes driving distance from downtown Anchorage and 12 miles from the town of Eagle River.

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(907) 694-2108

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Eagle River Nature Center
32750 Eagle River Road
Eagle River, AK
United States

Events at Eagle River Nature Center

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Photographer Carl Johnson new award-winning book is about life and livelihood of Alaska’s Bristol Bay. He will share photos and discuss perspectives of commercial, recreational, and subsistence users, as well as the science of the area and the...

Repeats every week every Friday until Fri Oct 27 2017 .
10/06/17, 10/13/17, 10/20/17, 10/27/17

Join us every Friday at 11AM for a guided walk to explore nature at a the pace of a preschooler. No registration needed. NOTE: the last Little Explorer hike will be held October 27th. We will resume next March.


Spend a fun afternoon practicing skills like building fires, shelters, preparedness and emergency responses. Dress for spending much of the day outside. Bring a backpack with water bottle, snack and extra non-cotton layers. Register at...


Families with children are invited to visit a series of fun and educational Halloween-themed stations set up along the Rodak Nature Trail (3/4 mile round-trip). Come anytime between 2-4pm, and allow enough time to visit all the stations at your...

Repeats every month on January, February, March, October, November, December on the first Friday until Fri Mar 02 2018 .
10/06/17, 11/03/17, 12/01/17, 01/05/18, 02/02/18, 03/02/18

The Great American Solar Eclipse
Debbie Soltis starts off the series discussing this August’s Solar Eclipse. Eclipses have both fascinated and frightened mankind. We’ll explore the mechanics of solar and lunar eclipses, safe viewing tips...

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