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Begich Boggs Visitor Center

Portage Lake Loop, Girdwood, Anchorage, AK 99587
+1 907-783-2326
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Natural and historic value

We spent a few hours interacting with the displays to learn about the local people, culture and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Adventure-Us2
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Harlingen, Texas
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Very nice Visitor Center

This is a well done visitor center at the Portage Glacier Lake. Enjoyable exhibits and nice movies... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
FREEquentFlyer66
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Fairfax, Virginia
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
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Portage Lake Loop, Girdwood, Anchorage, AK 99587
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We spent a few hours interacting with the displays to learn about the local people, culture and history as well and watching the well-done video and admiring the glacier. We are both over 62 and our Senior Parks Passes got us into the video for...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a well done visitor center at the Portage Glacier Lake. Enjoyable exhibits and nice movies to watch. As movie ends, a big surprise awaits you at the end! We were a bit rushed, so only spent about 50 minutes at the center. Could...More

Thank FREEquentFlyer66
Reviewed 1 week ago

This visitor center near Portage Glacier is perfect for a pit stop and to gather local information. I inquired about the hike to Byron Glacier, and the staff were very helpful and informative.

Thank lirwin13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Girdwood is such a cute little town! We visited there for the Forest Fair festival and happened upon the Visitor center. Great place to check out!

Thank sparky221
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went and the people working were very nice. They gave tips on where to go and what to look for. We enjoyed ourselves.

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The visitor center is nice with some attractive displays and to gather information. I would not say it is a must see. I would go here if you are in the area and need information or have to go to the bathroom

Thank k s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located on the road to Whittier, this spot offers wonderful views, helpful and informative staff, a good movie and interesting displays. Gives a nice historical perspective of the names behind the Visitor Center for Mr. Begich and Louisiana Representative Hale Boggs.

Thank LSUTraveller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here on our way to Whittier. I enjoyed seeing the stuffed animals they had in the center. They also had some good information. You have to pay to see a movie which we did not do. It had clean restrooms. I wouldn't go...More

Thank karensSouthernIN
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This center is informatove and friendly. We stubbled across it, but you should go out od your way to find it. Well wirth the visit!

Thank Keith P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped to get a smashed penny and to get information about Portage Glacier. There are a few exhibits to see, but then it seemed you had to pay to see more. I found that odd, and we didn't continue. The facility has a wonderful...More

Thank MichiganTravelwriter
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