Burns and Portage Glacier
A turnoff from the Sterling Highway just south of Anchorage, on a route that takes you to Wittier, Alaska, there is a stopoff to view Alaska’s most viewed glacier – Portage.
Burns glacier is visible from the parking lot of the Begich-Boggs Visitors Center, to get a good look at Portage, it’s necessary to take a lake cruise that’s offered in the summer.
View from the road to Whittier
In the Berich-Boggs Visitor Center parking lot (it was closed for the season)
View from the lakeshore
Testing out the ice
I want to do it too
My little ice princess
Parker has a shirt full of ice chunks
Trail to a viewpoint
Learning about glacial footprints and native animals
In the visitors center they have a display about the ice worms that live in the glacier! So interesting…I wish I could remember all that I learned about them…hahaha…but it was amazing to learn that there is something that could live in a glacier!! Love the pics and miss those little darlings!!