Take the Glenn Highway just past the Matanuska Glacier Rest Stop (about mile 100). This experience requires good weather. Salmon Berry experts can assist with information & recommendations for your trip. Hike Matanuska Glacier. If you've forgotten your password, please reset it. Journey north of Anchorage and explore the Matanuska Glacier's many incredible features, such as moraine and glacial blue meltwater pools, in Southcentral's beautiful Matanuska Valley. Please come back if you are able. We supply all glacier gear and provide the ONLY Wilderness First Responder and Glacier Trekking and Rescue trained Glacier Experts guiding on the Matanuska Glacier year-round. It’s so massive that the equally impressive Matanuska River boils right from its snout. Matanuska Glacier Private Tour. US$969.24 per adult. And interestingly enough, it is a privately-owned activity! The recreation site has 12 campsites on a gravel loop road, water pump, toilets, fire pits, and picnic tables. You will see a small grocery store on your right with a road just after it. We know the best features of the Matanuska Glacier and how to get you there while managing the risks of hiking on a glacier. The views inside the ice caves were so espectacular. Glaciers are an inherently dangerous environment, and Matanuska Glacier is no exception. For many visitors to Alaska walking on a glacier tops their 49th state bucket list. The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions. If you're interested in a more adventurous glacier tour, then we would love to set you up with one of our local partners for more strenuous glacier hiking or even glacier ice climbing! It looms 13,000 feet high over the Glenn Highway, is 27 miles long, stretches four miles across and is easily seen at Mile 101 Glenn Highway. This tour is for ages 13 to 130. The Matanuska Glacier State Recreation Site, managed by Long Rifle Lodge, is located one mile south of the Lodge at Mile 101 on the Glenn Highway National Scenic Byway.The recreation site has 12 campsites on a gravel loop road, water pump, toilets, fire pits, and picnic tables. Explore blue meltwater pools and awesome ice formation. The Matanuska Glacier is a valley glacier, consisting of streams of flowing ice that create the headwaters of the Matanuska River. This is the largest glacier accessible by car in the United States, great if you're limited on time and passing through. Salmon Berry Tours has been in business since 2005, and we have been trekking on Matanuska Glacier since 2011. Quickly access bookings. Packing for any vacation can be tricky. Your time walking o… Not only was he very knowledgable, he was willing to go out of his way to make sure that we saw as much of Alaska as we could and that we had a great time. Special Notes: This is a "soft adventure" day tour. Narration provided by a CDL Certified Alaskan Guide (English Speaking), Wilderness First Responder and Glacier Trekking and Rescue trained Guides (English Speaking), A more personal experience of up to 12 guests in our clean and comfortable sprinter vans, 1 to 6 guide to guest ratio while on the glacier, Approximately 2 mile guided hike to and on the Matanuska Glacier, Lunch at a local lodge overlooking the Matanuska Glacier is provided, Stretch your legs for up close views or simply look through our panoramic windows, An assortment of complimentary snacks and water are available throughout the tour, Glacier Gear (helmets, trekking pole, and microspikes) is provided to each guest, Access to our gently used gear (boots, snowpants, winter coats, raincoats, mittens, hats, etc.) OUR GLACIER WALK WAS FEATURED ON CNN! You can select up to 14 travelers in total. Learn more. Wow, thanks for the kind words. Enjoy your hour long guided drive along Turnagain Arm to the scenic town of Girdwood where your Salmon Berry... guesttypeids: [ 2826, 3230, 3234, 3235, 3236, 3237,3238],
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