Chugach National Forest

The Chugach was formally designated as a National Forest in 1907. It was one of the first reserves to be withdrawn after …

Byron Glacier Trail

The trailhead is in the Portage Glacier parking lot about halfway between the Beigich-Boggs Visitors Center and the boat dock. The trail is an easy hike and will get you up close to the glacier with great views of the surrounding mountains.