Jewels of The Alaska State Park System - Anchorage Area

Trail at Hilltop

Chugach State Park

is an accessible wilderness in the backyard of Anchorage. Wildlife viewing and mountain scenery are year-round pleasures and campers can choose developed campgrounds or secluded backcountry valleys. The 495,000 acre park offers a wide variety of activities in all seasons.


Potter Secton House Train Potter Section House State Historic Site

depicts the era of the Alaska Railroad as it was in the early 1930s. Potter Section House was built in 1929 and is the only one of 14 sections houses remaining. Interpretive displays at the park include the huge rotary snowplow used by trains to clear the tracks.