Located thirteen miles north of Anchorage along the Glenn Highway, Eagle River is part of the Municipality of Anchorage, Alaska. Eagle River is situated on the Eagle River between Chugach State Park and Fort Richardson.About 30,000 people live in Eagle River and the surrounding areas such as Chugiak. Residents of Eagle River enjoy peaceful living in a quiet, natural setting.
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Eagle River is home to many people that commute to Anchorage, Fort Richardson, or Elmendorf Air Force Base for work.
Schooling options in Eagle River include either homeschooling or public, private, and charter school programs. High school students can attend Eagle River High School or the Chugiak High School, northeast of Eagle River.
From markets, parades, and festivals, to dog sledding, river rafting, ice fishing, and skiing, there is always something to do in Eagle River. Eagle River’s Highland Games in June and July and the Bear Paw Festival are popular yearly events that draw large crowds from neighboring communities.
People of all ages enjoy sports teams such as soccer, baseball, football, basketball, volleyball, and flag football. Other activities include: swimming, hiking, running and skiing, and biking.
The Eagle River Nature Center, at the entrance of Chugach State Park, offers numerous educational programs and excursions such as rafting, hiking, skiing, backpacking trips. With 495 thousand acres of mountains, Chugach State Park is home to black bear, brown bear, moose, lynx, wolves, porcupine, salmon, beaver, and eagle.
Fifteen minutes away from Eagle River is Alpenglow at Arctic Valley, a skiing and snowboarding facility.