This park is the third largest state park in America, encompassing a half-million acres. East of Anchorage
on Glenn Hwy/Tok Cutoff
, it is noted for its views of the Chugach Mountains, as well as lakes and rivers.
Eagle River Nature Center features natural history displays and guided nature walks.
Historic Potter Point Section House, l2 miles south of the city, is the park's headquarters. Wildlife watching, hiking and cross-country skiing are popular. Eklutna Lake is another popular attraction. Skiing and snowmobiling are popular in the winter.
Three campgrounds offer many outdoor experiences, as well as fire rings, picnic tables, and more. Cabins and a yurt are also available to rent. There are many day use sites, trailheads, and viewpoints in the park as well.