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Matanuska Glacier

AK
+1 907-745-2534
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Matanuska Glacier Hike from Anchorage
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Matanuska Glacier Ice Fall Trek from Anchorage
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“ice climbing”(31 reviews)
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A glacier on which visitors can walk.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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AK
+1 907-745-2534
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"guided tour"
in 50 reviews
"private property"
in 15 reviews
"ice climbing"
in 31 reviews
"glenn highway"
in 21 reviews
"ice cleats"
in 8 reviews
"dirt road"
in 12 reviews
"hiking boots"
in 16 reviews
"tennis shoes"
in 8 reviews
"mile marker"
in 7 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 12 reviews
"long rifle"
in 7 reviews
"state recreation area"
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"walking stick"
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"black rice"
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"blue ice"
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"from afar"
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

I give this a rare 5 star rating. I've been around the world in my 50 years and multiple military tours, including a lot of time in AK based at JBER. This place is private property and you have to pay to enter. Its a...More

4  Thank SouthSkookPorkchop
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Reviewed 19 January 2018

I've been to multiple countries and almost all 50 states and was blown away by this view. Maybe for Alaskan natives it's part of the daily scenery, but to me it was jaw dropping! Go see this.

1  Thank Nathan M
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Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Julie and (can’t remember his name🙈) took Us on an adventure of a lifetime. We squeezed through glacier ice, snow machined, hiked, and saw a couple moose from afar. Well worth the $100 for 3 hours! Come on, what a deal, you hime a glacier...More

3  Thank Amy J
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

After viewing many glaciers in Alaska from afar, it was wonderul to walk around on one. You can drive right up to the gate owner and pay your entry fee and then drive on in to the glacier parking lot. We had a guide, but...More

8  Thank atm2017
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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We took a three hour tour. It is well worth it, the highlight of our trip. Long Rifle Cafe has an excellent view ofvthe glacier through their dining room window. It was great being able to drive and walk to and on the glacier. The...More

1  Thank Wanda L
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Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Ignore the signs saying not suitable for vehicles it's fine if you want to drive down, we walked since it was a beautiful day. It's open all year round, when you get to the bottom there's a shop where you purchase a ticket, you can...More

Thank 186220Mich1969
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

We stayed at the Long Rifle Lodge with views of the Glacier. It is amazing, reseeding like most so get there to see it befor its gone. The highlite by far was walking on the Glacier. You pay the local land owner $30 per person...More

1  Thank Terry F
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

We really enjoyed this, where else can walk on a real glacier. Its a quarter mile hike to the glacier and its very slippery on the ice, BRING SPIKES!! if you can. The owners are very nice and we had a very nice conversation about...More

1  Thank PlumberGreg
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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

The top two things my husband and I had on our Alaska "must do" list were to go on a glacier hike and see a moose. We booked a guided trek via Matanuska Glacier Adventures accessible from S Glacier Park Road at mile 102 on...More

1  Thank Marcia W
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

We took a guided walking tour to the glacier and it was wonderful. The guide explained us about the glaciers, ensure we put out feet in safe places and was very patient with us while we took photos. Seeing the glacier from far was so...More

1  Thank TripMember09222015
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LuvsSleddogs
22 August 2017|
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Response from buckeyenuts1003 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do
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carmar66
3 April 2017|
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Response from Raven M | Reviewed this property |
So sorry just saw your question! Save your money and walk across yourself. My son and I drove to the parking area and walked around the glacier for a few hours. The glacier is quite a long drive though from the main highway... More
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