- 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
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Great American Tourist Trap, Girdwood, AK 99587 MoreLess Info
Lead by local tour professionals, Gold Mine Safari Tours is a service that leads visitors through picturesque scenery on guided tours. During the tours, guests observe sights like hanging glaciers as well as wildlife like bears, moose, and sheep.
Independence Mine State Historical Park is dedicated to the history of the gold rush. A self-guided interpretive tour through the mine camp will teach you what it was like to live and work in one of Alaska's largest gold mining camps.
98% 251 votes
38100 W. Glenn Highway, Chickaloon, AK 99674 MoreLess Info
NOVA, Alaska Glacier Hikes & Ice Climbing offer guided hiking day trips, on the Matanuska Glacier, providing many safe routes with spectacular views of crevasses, seracs, ice falls, moulins, caves and surface ponds. Suitable for a variety of ages, physical abilities and expectations, no experience necessary, an…
88% 424 votes
Mile 5.5 Portage Glacier Road, Girdwood, AK 99587 MoreLess Info
Opened in 1986, the Begich, Boggs Visitor Center at Portage Glacier offers its visitors precious information about the area, through documentaries and award winning exhibits.
The Williwaw Campground is situated along the beautiful Williwaw Creek with prime fishing and very near the Williwaw Salmon Viewing Area and the Tail of Blue Ice, with great views of the Portage Glacier. RV and tent sites are available.