Nike Site Summit at Arctic Valley

  • Date: Mar 24, 2019
  • Times: 2 p.m.
  • Admission: Free; $5 parking
  • Location: Eagle River Nature Center

High on the slopes of Mt. Gordon Lyon in the Chugach front range, above Anchorage's Holiday Star, stand the remnants of Nike Site Summit, a former Cold War missile base. Ivan Hodes, Deputy Director of Friends of Nike Site Summit, presents information about the human and natural history of the site, along with information about how to access this highly-visible yet hidden treasure at Arctic Valley. See photos of how a visit to the Site Summit combines spectacular alpine vistas and tundra ecology with the fascinating history of the Cold War and its deep legacy on the Alaska landscape.

Website ernc.org/courses/nike-site-summit-at-arctic-valley
Address Mile 12 Eagle River Rd
Eagle River, AK 99577-8252