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View 85 species of wildlife from the Arctic, including glacier bears, grizzly bears, and black bears, on this 25-acre (103 hectare) wooded area. Other creatures that can be found here include caribou, moose, Dall sheep, wolves, Musk-ox and many others. Some non-Alaskan species such as elephants, Bactrian camels and even a Siberian tiger are housed in the zoo as well. A gift shop and a refreshment stand are on the premises for anyone who needs a little pick-me-up.
This is a 30-acre downhill ski slope for all ages with a jumping complex, ski rentals, half-pipe recreation unit, ski school, chair lift and rope tow. Is has hosted the Special Olympics World Games and it is located within 15 minutes of downtown Anchorage. Call for a season schedule. Adjacent facilities are the Bicentennial Park Trails with 20 miles of ungroomed trails and the Hillside Park Trail that is 7.5 miles long.
Built in 1929, this building housed the workers that serviced the nearby sections of the Alaska Railroad. In 1979, the National Register claimed it as a Historic Place and now it hosts the Chugach State Park Headquarters. Check out the Alaskan Railroad car in the yard. Recently remodelled to to house the Kenai Visitor's Center, don't be surprised if you hear the train's engine roar as the working Alaskan Railroad passes by on nearby tracks.