See and Do the Mat-Su
Palmer Chamber of Commerce
The BEST place to stop FIRST is at the Palmer Visitor Center in downtown Palmer. They have brochures and information on everything of interest in this area. You can also write or call for information on the Palmer area, to be organized before you arrive. Palmer Visitor Information Center - PO Box 45, Palmer, AK. 99645. 907-745-2880 Fax: 907-746-4164
Visit the Palmer Chamber of Commerce
We have a reindeer farm in the heart of our agricultural part of Palmer, 10 minutes from here. You can call them for a tour reservation at 907-745-4000. It rests at the base of a great butte, only 800 ft elevation and is a great little hike for taking in a view worth the climb!
Visit the Reindeer Farm
Musk Ox Farm
Only 10 minutes away you can see the majestic musk ox of Alaska. Click on their link to see more info, tour hours and rates.
Visit the Musk Ox Farm
Take the 15 minute drive up to Hatcher's Pass to take in the view from a popular snow boarding location here in the valley. Click on the link below to see a map and read more about this historic site approx 8 miles from here. There is a day use parking fee and a separate tour fee. The visitor center is closed during the winter.
Visit Hatcher Pass
From Palmer drive North East on the Glen Hwy to see Matanuska Glacier. It is at mile 102, approx 60 miles from here. The scenery all along the way is picturesque and well worth the trip. You will follow the Matanuska river and usually see plenty of moose along the way. Click on the link below to see pictures and read more about it.
Visit The Matanuska Glacier
Talkeetna Air Taxi
Enjoy a flightseeing tour of Mt. McKinley out of beautiful Talkeenta, approx 70 minutes north of here.
Visit Talkeetna Air Taxi
Visiting Alaska is about meeting incredible people and exploring diverse destinations. Alaska is so big with such a wide variety of things to do and see it would be impossible to name them all.
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