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The Seward Highway is a highway in the U.S. state of Alaska that extends 125 miles from Seward to Anchorage. It was completed in 1951 and runs through the scenic Kenai Peninsula, Chugach National Forest, Turnagain Arm, and Kenai Mountains.
The drive from Anchorage to the seaside community of Seward begins with two hours of spectacular views as you pass between the dramatic shorelines of Turnagain Arm and the jutting peaks of the Chugach Mountains.
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McHugh Creek and Waterfall
Located at milepost 111 the waterfall is a short walk from the parking lot. From this spot if you look towards the Seward Highway you can also get a good image of the water and mountains.
Beluga Point Lookout
Beluga Point, a rocky outpost jutting into the waters of Turnagain Arm, is just south of Anchorage along the Seward Highway near Seward Milepost 110. It’s named for the white whales that are often spotted from this location as they make their way up and down the inlet.
Potter Marsh, at the southern end of the Anchorage Coastal Wildlife Refuge, is an ideal break from Anchorage for birders and other wildlife viewers.
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center
The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to conservation, research, education, and animal care.
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