Eklutna is located at the head of the Knik Arm of Cook Inlet, at the mouth of the Eklutna River, and is accessed by road via Glenn Highway, 26 miles northeast of Anchorage.
Eklutna Lake +
Eklutna Village Historical Park +
One of the most interesting anthropological sites in Alaska is preserved at Eklutna Village Historical Park. Here the where the Athabascan and Russian Orthodox cultures are enshrined within St Nicholas Church, outdoor altars and the 80 brightly colored spirit boxes located in a Denaina Athabascan cemetery. Native Alaskans provide tours of the park for an insight into their culture.
Thunderbird Falls +
Thunderbird Falls is a gorgeous little waterfall and the grand finale awaiting visitors who hike the easy, 2-mile Thunder Falls Trail. The trailhead is well posted and reached from the Thunderbird Falls exit at Mile 25 of the Glenn Hwy.
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