Best Activites in Palmer, AK

alaska-horse-adventuresPalmer, Alaska, like most Alaskan cities, is surrounded by beautiful sights. This city is framed by the Chugach Mountain Range and the Talkeetna Mountains and is located about 42 miles northeast of Anchorage. But Palmer isn’t just beautiful, it is also constantly teeming with things to do. There are all sorts of events and activities that happen in Palmer that you can easily join. Here are just a few of the best activities in Palmer, Alaska.

Visit the Reindeer Farm: Petting and feeding reindeer is fun for everyone. They also have multiple events going on throughout the year, such as pumpkin patch picking, which you can attend.

Go on a horseback riding tour: Want to experience the natural beauty of Palmer? What better way than on horseback? This is an exciting experience for beginners or experienced riders.

Visit the Musk Ox Farm: Enjoy the wild expanses of the ox farm while also learning about the musk ox. There are guided tours and a gift shop available as well.

Climb Bodenburg Butte: This approximately 800-foot climb is a bit of a workout and not for the faint of heart. However, the 360-degree views you experience at the top are even more breathtaking than the climb.

Take a Nature & Wildlife tour: There are a wide variety of different tours that trek through the nature and wildlife surrounding Palmer. If horseback riding is not for you, don’t worry there are other options.

Go fishing: If you enjoy fishing, then you will want to experience fishing in Alaska. The area around Palmer offers many fishing charters and tours you can take advantage of.

Visit Pioneer Falls: These are said to be the most accessible falls in Palmer. They are incredibly beautiful to take in and with the easy access, they are a definite must-see if you are visiting Palmer.

This is only the beginning of the things you can experience in Palmer. In order to fully understand the beauty of this place, you will just have to go visit for yourself. If you need a place to stay don’t worry, you can stay at the Alaska Garden Gate B&B and Cottages. This cozy bed and breakfast not only has rooms but also has the option to rent out a cottage if you want more space for your stay.

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