Please visit covid-19.alaska.gov for more information on state-issued mandates.
For the safety of our visitors, self-guided tours have ended for the season.
Please contact us for winter guided glacier tours.
MANDATORY GUIDED TOURS ONLY 11 a.m. AND 2 p.m. EVERY DAY.
2-HOURS FROM ANCHORAGE ON SCENIC BYWAY!
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.
Wondering how to get to our location?
Drive the famous scenic byway!
Roads are maintained every day throughout the year. Enjoy the drive without worry!