Matanuska Glacier Questions & Answers
Is Matanuska Glacier Open?
Yes, Matanuska Glacier is open for guided tours year-round and self-guided access during the summer.
Can you walk on Matanuska Glacier?
During the guided tour, you can walk on the glacier. The tours are about 2-3 hours long. You will walk from the lodge out to the terminus of the Matanuska Glacier. Our experienced guides will tell you all about the history of this magnificent glacier as you walk on the glacier.
How far is Matanuska Glacier from Palmer?
The Matanuska Glacier is about a one-hour drive from downtown Palmer. Always give yourself extra time to get to your destination.
How difficult is the walking and terrain?
All ages and levels of ability are welcome and accommodated on our Summer Glacier Tours.