ACS Northwest Regional Meeting 2016

Attractions - Visit Anchorage

Wednesday: 

Glacier Discovery Train Tours (various, see below) - SOLD OUT

Option A: DEPART Anchorage 9:45 AM, ARRIVE Anchorage 9:15 PM

Option B: DEPART Anchorage 9:45 AM, ARRIVE Anchorage 6:45 PM

Option C: DEPART Anchorage 9:45 AM, ARRIVE Spencer Whistle Stop 1:55 PM, DEPART Spencer Whistle Stop 4:40 PM, ARRIVE Anchorage 9:15 PM

Option D: DEPART Anchorage 9:45 AM, ARRIVE Spencer Whistle Stop 1:55 PM, DEPART Spencer Whistle Stop 4:40 PM, ARRIVE Anchorage 6:45 PM

All Glacier Discovery Train Tours depart from downtown Anchorage on the SAME train.  After several brief stops, the train proceeds t to the Spencer Glacier Whistle Stop where a well-maintained, 1.3-mile Chugach National Forest Service path leads from the tracks to the edge of Spencer Lake and a spectacular view of massive Spencer Glacier.  The train proceeds to the alpine meadows of Grandview, returns, picking up Spencer Whistle Stop passengers en route to downtown Anchorage.   All passengers have the return trip option to disembark at Portage for a motor-coach transfer back to Anchorage, eliminating the train return trip to Whittier and saving about 2 ½ hours of travel time.  Sandwiches, snacks and beverage service are available on the train and at various stops.   

Thursday:

Glacier Discovery Train Tours (various, see below)

Option A: DEPART Anchorage 9:45 AM, ARRIVE Anchorage 9:15 PM

Option B: DEPART Anchorage 9:45 AM, ARRIVE Anchorage 6:45 PM

Option C: DEPART Anchorage 9:45 AM, ARRIVE Spencer Whistle Stop 1:55 PM, DEPART Spencer Whistle Stop 4:40 PM, ARRIVE Anchorage 9:15 PM

Option D: DEPART Anchorage 9:45 AM, ARRIVE Spencer Whistle Stop 1:55 PM, DEPART Spencer Whistle Stop 4:40 PM, ARRIVE Anchorage 6:45 PM

All Glacier Discovery Train Tours depart from downtown Anchorage on the SAME train.  After several brief stops, the train proceeds t to the Spencer Glacier Whistle Stop where a well-maintained, 1.3-mile Chugach National Forest Service path leads from the tracks to the edge of Spencer Lake and a spectacular view of massive Spencer Glacier.  The train proceeds to the alpine meadows of Grandview, returns, picking up Spencer Whistle Stop passengers en route to downtown Anchorage.   All passengers have the return trip option to disembark at Portage for a motor-coach transfer back to Anchorage, eliminating the train return trip to Whittier and saving about 2 ½ hours of travel time.  Sandwiches, snacks and beverage service are available on the train and at various stops.  

Alternative train tours can be reserved independently at https://alaskarailroad.com/  

 

Various Dates: 

Kenai Fjords Tours is offering NORM2016 attendees and their families/friends a 10% discount to be used on any of our regularly scheduled tours between June 22nd - July 4th. Please use the promo code and web link listed below to book your tour and receive the discount. Web Link: www.kenaifjords.com/NORM2016 Promo Code: NORM2016

Descriptions of the tours Kenai Fjords offers during the dates of NORM2016: 

 

  • 6-hour National Park Tour
  • 4.5-hour Resurrection Bay Tour & Fox Island Experience
  • 8.5-hour National Park Tour & Exclusive Fox Island Experience
  • 9-hour Northwestern Fjord Tour
  • 3.5-hour Fox Island Dinner Cruise

 

Tour Route Map: http://www.kenaifjords.com/files/7213/9466/4400/KFT_TourRoutes.pdf

Parking Map: http://www.kenaifjords.com/files/7314/3397/5303/KFT-KFWL_2015-06_Parking.pdf 

Brochure: http://www.kenaifjords.com/files/4914/4868/3780/CATC-0461-1509_KFT_2016_Brochure_LR_2.pdf