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Glacier Park Resort
Mile 102 Glenn Hwy,
Palmer AK

Note: The Glacier Park Resort is a tourist attraction that does not offer camping or lodging. For camping in the Glacier Park Resort area see Palmer Alaska Campgrounds below.

Matanuska Glacier Park in Palmer AK

Matanuska Glacier Park Mile 102 Glenn Hwy, Palmer AK 99586. You can call 907-745-2534 directly for additional information about Matanuska Glacier Alaska tourist information tours guides and local attractions.

Matanuska Glacier Park Resort Information

  • Directions - Located two hours to the north east of the city of Anchorage Alaska and reached by way of the Glenn Highway at mile 102. Just past milepost 102 you will turn right at sign for Glacier Park Resort. Continue down the steep grade and cross the Matanuska River. Continue until you reach the parking area at Glacier Park Resort. After checking in and paying the fees at the resort, you can continue on across the valley until you reach the parking area near the glacier's end moraine.
  • Description - Visitors looking to experience a glacier up-close and personal need to stop by Matanuska Glacier Park at milepost 102 of the Glenn Highway near Palmer. Matanuska Glacier Park is privately owned and remains the only access point to Matanuska Glacier. There is a small entrance fee that allows visitors to drive up to and park next to the Matanuska Glacier. Many visitors will continue on foot from the parking lot to the glacier some 15 minutes up the trail. Here you can explore the glacier on your own or with the help of a glacier guide who will have all of the appropriate gear to get to some of Matanuska Glaciers most remarkable sites.
  • Services - Guided Glacier Tours
  • Payment Methods Accepted - $15 per resident and $5 per child 12 and under. Cash, Check

Palmer Alaska Campgrounds

The closest camping option for Matanuska Glacier Park

  1. Currently only one full service RV Park is available in the immediate vicinity of the Matanuska Glacier Park area; Grand View RV Park. Services include 50 Amp electric, sewer, FREE wireless internet, satellite TV, great spring water, and mobile phone reception are available. Showers & Laundry. Walking trail to Matanuska glacier overlooks, as well as Dall sheep viewing.

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