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The City of Girdwood, AK

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Girdwood is a small town in the state of Alaska. The largest nearby city to Girdwood is Whittier, approximately 18 miles from the city center.

Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Girdwood Ski Resorts and/or Zoos, including the Alyeska and Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Girdwood please click on the Attractions tab above.

Girdwood, Alaska Climate and Weather

Current Weather in Girdwood
In the month of January, Girdwood experiences an average high temperature of 27 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in January are usually about 14 degrees with an average rainfall of 7.32 inches.

The seasonal climate varies in Girdwood with daytime temperatures averaging 61 degrees in the summer, and 28 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Girdwood to receive an average of 6.7 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 4.94 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months.

The temperature has been known to get as high as 88 degrees in the summer and as low as -30 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Girdwood should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 43 degrees, and nighttime lows of 29.


                                                                                    
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Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center Anchorage
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Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center  - Anchorage,
The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center is a conservation center dedicated to preserving Alaska's wildlife. The center is located on 170 acres at the southern edge of Turnagain Arm and the entrance to Portage Valley in the Municipality of Anchorage, .

 

Alyeska Girdwood Alaska
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Alyeska  - Girdwood,
Alyeska Resort is a ski resort that is located in Girdwood, Alaska, about 27 miles (44 km) from the city of Anchorage, . Mount Alyeska is part of the Chugach mountain range. It is the biggest ski mountain in the state of Alaska. The Alyeska Ski Corporation was founded in 1954, and the first chair lift and day lodge were opened in 1959. The Roundhouse ski lodge and ski patrol station at the top of the mountain began construction in 1960, and is still standing today.
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The Hotel Alyeska
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The Hotel Alyeska
1000 Arlberg Ave
Girdwood, AK 99587

 

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Trail Lake Lodge
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Trail Lake Lodge
Mile 29 5 Seward Hwy
Moose Pass, AK 99631

 

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