Chugiak-Eagle River is a haven for trails, many of them in the nation’s third-largest state park. Chugach State Park has nearly a half million scenic acres.
The most intriguing thing is that no matter the obstacles, harsh conditions, adverse weather or natural disasters, life always seems to find a way.
While the idea of having a huge lake fronting homes built on the Eagle River Valley hillsides might be appealing to some people, it did not come to pass.
At four weeks after knee joint replacement surgery, I am sitting on a log on the north shore of Eklutna Lake, eating and basking in the March sunshine.