Begich Boggs Visitor Center

Open daily 9:00 AM to 6 PM Memorial Day Weekend through Mid-September

Begich, Boggs Visitor Center in Portage is maintained by the US Forest Service. This is a great place to gather information about Anchorage and the Kenai Peninsula. Their facilities are only opened in the summer but offer a perfect place to stop for lunch, stretch the legs, use a bathroom, and gather information.

  • If you’re lucky you might get to see an iceberg beached on the lake’s shore.
  • While entrance into the facility is free to see the movie and exhibits cost a small fee.
    $5.00 for adults, for admission to movie and exhibits. Children 15 and younger are free.
  • If you have a parks past, don’t forget it! One pass will get the past holder and three guest access.
  • You can also purchase a parks past here.
  • Alaska Geographic Bookstore – This is a great place for books and gifts