The Matanuska Glacier All You Need To Know Before Visit

The Matanuska Glacier All You Need To Know Before Visit

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By Bharat Andhale           December 04, 2023

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The Matanuska Glacier is the largest glacier in the United States accessible to tourists by car. 

Overview

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The city is located in the Matanuska-Susitna Valley, about a hundred miles northeast of Anchorage. 

Located

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The Matanuska Glacier is 27 miles long and nearly four miles wide. 

Hight and Width

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It is an active glacier and is advancing at a rate of about one foot per day. 

Active Glacier 

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It takes about 250 years for this ice to build up the glacier. 

Ice

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Being a popular tourist destination, there are various tour operators who offer you various tours 

Tour Operators

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The best time to visit this place is summer season. 

Best Time to Visit

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Wear warm clothes before visiting this place as it can get cold even in summer.

Cloths

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