- Our list of the best things to do in Eagle River, Alaska, features the top 87 nearby activities — including 46 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Eagle River, AK has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Water Activities, Outdoor Places, Adventures, and Museums & Galleries.
- The results below include the top 11 things to do within the city of Eagle River, AK , followed by 77 popular activities in nearby cities, including Anchorage, Wasilla, Palmer, McCarthy, Girdwood, Talkeetna, Chugiak and Indian
Musk Ox Farm is a historic 1930s-era Colony farm dedicated to the once endangered Ice Age mammal that roamed the earth alongside saber tooth tigers and woolly mammoths. View them on a walking tour or wander around the small museum and gift shop featuring hand-knit qiviut items.
Knik Glacier Day Tour is located in a desert niche climate area often referred to as Alaska's 'sunny glacier', and is considered one of central Alaska's greatest rivers of ice. The tour includes walking trails through the diverse ecosystem where 'Star Trek IV' and 'Avalanche' were filmed.
Nancy Lakes Recreation Area is an interconnected system of lakes great for canoeing. This family friendly campground is state land with local volunteers as hosts and offers overnight rental cabins on lakes with fishing opportunities.
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Both scenic rafting trips and whitewater rafting adventures are arranged by Chugach Adventures – Private Trips. Guests can even access a highly exclusive trip with a helicopter ride to a remote area and rafting down an entire river.
Located on scenic Mt. Aleyska, Alaska Paragliding offers visitors a chance to experience this thrilling sport. Guided trips floating down the mountain in tandem with licensed instructors are offered to all guests, weather permitting.