- The list below includes 46 free or cheap things to do in or near Indian, Alaska, including 38 different types of inexpensive activities like Hiking Trails, Historic Sites, Fishing and Kayaking.
- From Indian Valley Mine National Historic Site to Resurrection Pass, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Indian and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Anchorage, Girdwood, Eagle River and Talkeetna.
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Mile 104 Seward Highway, Indian, AK 99540 MoreLess Info
Learn to pan for gold at Indian Valley Mine National Historic Site, check out an assay building with a small museum, try to cross the rope crossing as the miners would have had to years ago or enjoy the panoramic view of the Turnagain Arm.
Leading to a summit, Flattop Mountain Trail offers visitors of all skill levels an hour long trail. From the top of the trail, visitors have panoramic views of the surrounding wilderness and downtown Anchorage.
At the Kenai Visitor's Center, visitors can view exhibits explaining the influence of Russian and American occupation on the Kenai area. Visitors can also view indigenous art, along with animal and fish mounts.
For a scenic excursion through Alaskan rainforest, the Winner Creek Trail offers several options. At the trail split, visitors choose a hike into the high country or a ride on the popular hand tram over the Winner Creek Gorge River.
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1553 Alyeska Highway, Girdwood, AK 99587 MoreLess Info
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.
A large variety of birds can be spotted at the Potter Marsh Bird Sanctuary: wild geese, swans, ducks, grebes, harriers, and many others. Mammals such as moose and muskrats also find their home in here, while in the waters, when the season comes, the salmon abounds.