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Backcountry Foraging
and Cooking Adventure 

Anchorage, AK

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Anchorage, AK

Embark on a tasty adventure through the Alaskan wilderness and learn how to forage your very own backcountry meal! 

  • Explore the edible side of Chugach State Park with a skilled forager and guide
  • Soak up gorgeous views while learning what plants and fungi are safe to eat
  • Pick your own tasty berries, edible flowers, wild mushrooms, and more
  • Enjoy a lesson in backcountry cooking and transform your findings into a delicious meal
  • Gain a new appreciation for Alaska’s flora during this 5-hour foraging adventure! 
When Do I Choose A Date?
Either yourself or the lucky recipient can make a booking and select dates once you are in receipt of the voucher. You'll register the voucher, follow the booking instructions and your experience with us begins!

May - August:
Daily - 10:00 AM

Essential Information
  • Participants must be at least 4 years old
  • Round trip transportation from Anchorage is included
  • Your guide will show you what to pick, but guests must pick their own food
This experience lasts approximately 5 hours with 1 hour of driving, 2 hours of hiking and foraging, and 2 hours of cooking.
Experience Provider Info
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Maximum Participants
This experience is available for up to 4 participants.
This experience is for booked participants only.
Weather Dependent
This experience is dependent on weather.
What To Wear
Wear comfortable layers of clothing and sturdy shoes or hiking boots. We recommend bringing a raincoat, gloves, and a hat in case of cold weather.
How hard is the hike?

You'll hike approximately 2 miles at a leisurely pace. Along the way, you'll hunt for wild greens, berries, mushrooms, and more! 

How long is the drive from Anchorage?

It takes approximately 30 to 40 minutes to drive from Anchorage to the trailhead.

Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be returned hassle-free within 14 days. All refunds will be made to the original purchaser.
Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be exchanged for anything else in our marketplace at any time.  If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs more, you'll simply have to pay the difference. If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs less, you'll have a credit towards your next booking with Virgin Experience Gifts.

Cancellation Policy

Once you have received a booking confirmation, all bookings are final. No cancellations or rescheduling requests will be allowed. Failure to appear on your booked date or to cancel prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your experience.


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