Eagle River Nature Center

The Eagle River Nature Center is part of the Chugach State Park. It has interpretive exhibits and trails and viewing decks along the Eagle River.

road, clouds caught on mountains

Several hiking trails overlook the Eagle River.

mountain mountain mountains and river river and mountains Paul on viewing deck Paul on trail forest forest Paul and mushroom mushroom wild geranium mountain mountain and river mountain, beaver lodge, river

The valley hosts both black and brown bears as well as moose and beavers.

bear sign

But the only wildlife we saw here was this fearless meadow vole, Microtus pennsylvanicus. This little creature, also called a field mouse or meadow mouse, is active year-round.

Paul photographing vole Charlotte photographing vole vole

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Last modified 20 September 2018