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Dog sledding in the winter

Parks In Chugiak-Eagle River Alaska

Chugiak and Eagle River are full of wonderful parks providing every kind of recreational opportunity you can image. Eagle River/Chugiak Parks & Recreation Department, as well as the State of Alaska and some nonprofits, are responsible for the parks presented below.  

Organized recreational activities are under the purview of a number of our nonprofit organizations. These include (but are not limited to) Chugiak Dog Mushers & Junior Mushers, Chugiak-Eagle River Nordic & Juniors Ski Club, Chugiak Youth Sports Association, Knik Little League, and Pop Warner Football.Kids with their catch

In addition to the outdoor experience, the community has a number of indoor recreational facilities in Chugiak-Eagle River.  Eagle River has an Olympic sized swimming pool located at Chugiak High School and opened year round to the public for swimming and lessons.  Eagle River also benefits from having an Olympic sized ice skating rink located at the Harry McDonald Recreation Center and an indoor recreation field for winter soccer and activities.




Beach Lake Lodge & Cabins

S. Birchwood Loop

Beach Lake Lodge & Cabins, Ski Chalet, Non-motorized Boating,  Dog Mushing & Mushers Club House*, Fishing, Hiking, Nordic Skiing*

Birchwood Recreational & Shooting Park

Adjacent to Birchwood Airport

Shooting Range and Facilities

***Chief Alex Park

Monte Drive

Gardens, Lawn, Picnic Facilities, Town Clock  ***

Chugach State Park

State of Alaska

East Boundary of


Boating, Covered Facilities, Dog Mushing, Fishing, Hiking Trails, Nature Center,  Nordic Skiing, Overnight Camping, Picnic Facilities, Ski Joring, Snow Machines **

Chugiak Benefit Assoc

Old Glenn Hwy

Baseball, Basketball, Covered Facilities, Playground

Eliassen Park

Aurora St

Play Equipment, Walking Trail, Covered Pavilion, Bocce Ball Court and Basket Ball

E.R. Commons

Regency Drive

Lawn & Gardens, Covered Pavilion, Band Shell, Fully Accessible Playground Equipment

E.R. Lions Park

Eagle River  Rd

Baseball fields, Football Fields, Basketball, Covered Facilities, Horseshoes, Picnic Facilities, Playground, Tennis Courts

E.R. Town Square

Business Blvd.

Covered Pavilion, Gardens, Lawn, Outdoor Ice Rink, Picnic Facilities


Hillcrest Lane

Basketball, Picnic Facilities, Playground

Loretta French Park

Old Glenn Hwy

Archery, Baseball, Covered Pavilion, Equestrian Center, Radio Controlled Airplanes, Skateboard Park, Sledding Hill, Playground, Picnic Facilities

Marianna Koehler  Park

Old Glenn & Hilltop

Gardens, Play Equipment, Covered Picnic Facilities

Mirror Lake/Edmonds Lake

Peters Creek

Non-motorized Boating, Two Pavilions, four BBQ Pits, Fishing, Hiking, Lawn, Nordic Skiing, Picnic Facilities, Playground, Sand Volleyball, Horseshoe Pits, Ski Joring & Beach Area

Mirror Lake Middle School

Peters Creek

Hiking, Nordic Ski Trails

Oberg Ball Field

Dallon Ct., Chugiak

Baseball, Playground and Covered Pavilion

Palos Verdes

Palos Verdes Dr

Basketball, Playground

Russell Oberg Soccer  Fields

Oberg Rd

Playground, Soccer Fields, Covered Pavilion, 1% Art, and Basketball

Peters Creek Park

Old Glenn Hwy

Covered Pavilion, Hiking, Picnic Facilities, Disc Golf, Berry Picking

Schroeder Park

End Street

Basketball, Covered Pavilion, Horseshoes, Lawn, Picnic Facilities, Playground, Sand Volleyball, Tennis Courts and Disc Golf

Spirit Park

Elkhorn Circle

Basketball, Hiking, Picnic Facilities, Playground, Flower Gardens, BBQ

Sunloft (Eagle Glenn Park)

Sunny Glen Dr

Basketball and Toddler Play Structure

Targhee Park

Targhee Loop

Picnic Facilities, Playground, Basketball

Turner Park

Regency Dr

Basketball, Lawn, Picnic Facilities,  Playground

Yosemite – Eagle River High School

Yosemite Drive

Hiking, Nordic Ski Trails*

* Dedicated and Separate Trails to protect users 

**Limited access with restrictions

***Chief Alex Park is maintained and managed by the Chugiak-Eagle River Chamber of Commerce, utilizing donations and support

from corporate and private sector sponsorships as well as proceeds from fundraisers such as the Annual Tea/Brunch.

Chugiak-Eagle River Chamber of Commerce is located in the CER Town Center across from the hall from the library at 12001 Business Blvd., Suite 108

Mailing address:
PO Box 770353
Eagle River AK 99577
Office: 907-694-4702
Fax: 907-694-1205

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