Located about 20 miles northeast of Anchorage, between Eagle River and Eklutna, Chugiak is an unincorporated community in the Municipality of Anchorage. With just over 8,000 residents, the Chugiak community is currently one of Anchorage's main areas for suburban expansion. "Chugiak" a Dena'ina word, means "place of many places."
Chugiak, AK Real Estate
Chugiak real estate consists of unique custom home designs, homes on acreages, timber framed homes with massive beams, and a wide variety of other home styles including Traditional and Cape Cod homes. Chugiak also has a broad selection of land and lots for sale. There are countless areas throughout Chugiak that boast beautiful mountain and lake views including views of Cook Inlet and Matanuska Valley.
The Chugiak community has a friendly, small-town atmosphere with most people who live in Chugiak commuting to Anchorage to work.Home of the "Birchwood Shooting and Recreational Park," Chugiak has the largest shooting range in Alaska. The Birchwood Shooting and Recreational Park is the location of the annual Alaska State Trap And Skeet competitions.Chugiak residents enjoy two nearby parks, Russell Oberg Field and Peters Creek Community Park.
Popular activities in Chugiak include: fishing in Mirror Lake, camping, rafting, swimming, and visits to Eklutna Historical Park. Nearby Lake Eklutna offers beautiful trails for hiking, biking, and skiing. Every year, Chugiak residents participate in the Bear Paw Festival, theatre productions, and art shows.