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Things to do near the trailhead

(South Anchorage / Bird Creek / Girdwood / Alyeska)

Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center
Alyeska Aerial Tram
portage glacier cruise
Crow Creek Mine
Trail to Winner Creek Gorge
Bird Creek Campground, South Anchorage

Dining options near the trailhead

(South Anchorage / Bird Creek / Girdwood / Alyeska)

Seven Glaciers is Alyeska Resort
brown bear saloon
Double Musky
Chair 5
Jack Sprat
Turnagain Armpit BBQ

South of Anchorage

If you are visiting the Anchorage area for the first time, or are an Alaskan “Sourdough” looking for options to share with your visitors from the Lower 48, we can offer ideas to compliment your Alaska ATV Adventure for a full day of fun.

We’ve included a sample full day itinerary below.
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8:00 AM: Pick Up Rental Car


9:00 AM: Pick Up Fishing Gear (if you want to fish later)


9:25 AM: Depart Anchorage for Bird Creek


10:00: Arrive/Check-In for ATV Adventure


1:00 PM: Return to Alaska ATV Adventures


1:35 PM: Lunch at Chair 5 in Girdwood


2:30 PM: Afternoon exploring Girdwood


4:30 PM: Depart Girdwood for AWCC


6:30 PM: Depart for dinner at Turnagain Arm Pit BBQ, Anchorage


8:00 PM: Anchorage/Drop of Gear Rental

Late returns can be made at Long House Alaskan Hotel.

Long House Alaskan Hotel
4335 Wisconsin St, Anchorage, AK 99517

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