The ASYMCA is excited to present the Spencer Glacier Whistle Stop Adventure! Moms and their sons will travel to Portage to catch a ride on the Alaska Railroad. Next stop… the Spencer Glacier Whistle Stop where everyone will enjoy a hike to the beautiful Spencer GLacier. This is a wonderful way to learn about Alaska’s backcountry and natural wonders.
- Where: Portage Whistle Stop # 2 (between mile 80-81 of the Seward Highway)
- When: August 13th, train departs at 1:25pm and returns at 5:15pm
- Who: Mothers and sons age 6 and up
Please note that the train leaves promptly at 1:25pm. Participants are highly encouraged to arrive at least 20-25 minutes early. This event is a 2.6 mile nature hike, and we recommend that participants pack and dress accordingly.
Eligibility: Participants must be active duty, guard or reserve, or their dependents. Due to the length of the hike, we recommend this event for ages 6 and up. Participants who attended in 2015 are not eligible to register for this year’s event.
How to participate in this event:
Tickets go on sale July 18th for active duty, guard and reserve or their dependents. Purchase tickets online here, or visit our ASYMCA Welcome Center on JBER-Elmendorf at 7135 Doolittle Avenue.
For questions or more information about this events, please contact our Welcome Center at 552-9622, or e-mail us at Welcome.Center@akasymca.org.
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