Girdwood Parks and Recreation
Bordered on three sides by Chugach State Park and Chugach National Forest, the town of Girdwood is located approximately 40 miles South of Anchorage and is situated among the breathtaking beauty of Turnagain Arm and majestic Mt. Alyeska.
Girdwood Parks and Recreation helps provide recreational opportunities for residents and visitors, and is home to some of the best trails around. Outdoor enthusiasts enjoy hiking and biking during summer and snowshoeing and cross country skiing in winter. Numerous trails offer a variety of distance and terrain. Girdwood maintains 13 miles of progressively rustic trails and proudly shares its borders with Chugach State Park and Chugach National Forest. Local trails committee members work cooperatively with these agencies and provide gateways to Forest Service and State Park trails.
Parks and Recreation oversees more then 120 acres of park land and features 10 parks, 13 miles of trails, one ball field and one playing field, a tot and children's playground, 2 tennis courts, one skate park, 2 park pavilions and one campground.
Office hours vary dependent on season and activities going on. The Parks and Recreation office is located in the Girdwood Community Center at 250 Egloff Drive (PO Box 390, Girdwood 99587). Contact Jonnie Lazarus at 343-8373/249-7584 (fax), email@example.com or Kyle Kelley at 343-8374/249-7946 (fax), firstname.lastname@example.org.