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Matanuska Glacier, Sutton

4.5
#20 of 115 in Nature in Alaska
Geologic Formation · Nature / Park
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Whether you're looking for amazing views or want to venture a walk on the ice, experience the wonders of Alaskan nature at Matanuska Glacier. As the state's largest glacier accessible by land, this destination draws visitors who want to admire the glacial landscape without taking a boat cruise. The road leading up to the glacier offers numerous scenic viewpoints, while the park next to the glacier features a parking area and other facilities. A short hike from the park takes you right onto the glacier's ice. Guided tours provide in-depth knowledge of the area and include all the necessary equipment for exploration. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Matanuska Glacier by using our Sutton visit planning website.
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  • Had an amazing time viewing the glacier. We did a self guided tour. Alaska residents are charged $25, for non residents the price is $30. Its a bit confusing to get to, just off the main highway you.....  more
    Had an amazing time viewing the glacier. We did a self guided tour. Alaska residents are charged $25, for non residents the price is $30. Its a bit confusing to get to, just off the main highway you.....  more »
  • We got there after it closed, but got a good view by hiking the nearby trail. The weather was very cool. Wear an appropriate jacket. 
    We got there after it closed, but got a good view by hiking the nearby trail. The weather was very cool. Wear an appropriate jacket.  more »
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  • Must visit place, book with good tour guide.
  • Short hike nice experience

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