HUNTING & TRAPPING IN PALMER

From Small to Large Game

Hatcher Pass, the Chugach and Talkeetna Ranges, and much of the surrounding area is open to hunting in and around Palmer.  Hunting game, both big and small, is an important part of Alaskan life and Palmer is no exception.  If you are looking to get out and fill your freezer, try hunting in Palmer.

For additional information from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game on specific hunting sites, permits, and regulations, please click here.

Popular Hunting Guides

AKtive Body Downtown Gym
Phone
(907)746-3700
Address
642 S. Alaska St Ste #B1
Palmer, AK 99645
Description

This is not your same old gym experience:
Walking in staring at a bunch of cold, sweat drenched equipment. You will find smiling trainers ready to help you look better, feel better and live better.

Alaska Backcountry Adventure Tours
Phone
(855)722-4004
Address
3901 S Lindsey Cir
Palmer, AK 99645
Description

Explore Alaska Like a Local and ride off into Alaska’s wilderness with Alaska Backcountry Adventure Tours. Alaska Backcountry Adventure Tours offers Alaska vacations, packages and tours.

Alaska Cell Repair
Phone
(907)745-4880
Address
550 S Alaska St, Ste 104A
Palmer, AK 99645
Category
Description

They will repair any Cellular Phone or Tablet as long as the defective or damaged part is available. They keep most iPhone and iPad parts in stock, as well as batteries for Apple and Samsung.

Alaska Farm Tours
Phone
(907)519-7067
Address
Mess Hall, UAF Experiment Farm, 1509 Georgeson Rd
Palmer, AK 99645
Description

Experience the rich culture and history behind Alaska's farms and food. Join us for an in-depth half day farm tour, perfect for folks looking for the ultimate Anchorage day trips, with stops at historical sites, living homesteads, and urban food landscapes to understand the lives of Alaska's farmers, ranchers, and homesteaders who call Alaska home.

Alaska Horse Adventures
Phone
(907) 229-4445
Address
18810 E Walling Rd, Palmer, AK 99645
Description

Featuring several riding tours in the Greater Palmer area from 1.5-3 hours, Alaska Horse Adventures is open Year Round.  Additionally, they have a 6 hour Kayak tour in the Butte.

Alaska Knotty Pine BNB
Phone
(907)232-7674
Address
3525 N Clark-Wolverine Rd
Palmer, AK 99645
Description

Experience Alaska’s Great Frontier while enjoying the modern comfort of their luxury home. Knotty Pine boasts 8 acres of spruce forest, which attracts frequent moose visitors. Their scribed 3800 sq. ft. log home was carefully designed to take advantage of the spectacular surrounding mountain range.

Alaska State Fair
Phone
(907)745-4827
Address
2075 Glenn Hwy
Palmer, Alaska 99645
Description

They invite you to not only enjoy our annual event "Alaska State Fair", but also take advantage of the year-round events and services the Alaska State Fair has to offer. They have a range of facilities available to rent throughout the year, and host diverse events

Alaska’s Harvest B&B/Cabins
Phone
(907)745-4263
Address
2252 N. Love Drive
Palmer, AK 99645
Description

These luxury cabin are a serene stay with an incredible view of Palmer's beautiful mountains. You can enjoy 15 aces of trails, peaceful terrain, and the perfect Alaskan atmosphere.  The main house includes 6 B&B rooms, each with it's own bathroom, while the secondary cabin has 3 rooms.

Alcantra Trail
Phone
(907) 861 - 8578
Description

This 1.6 mile trail is fully paved and perfect for people of all ages.  Though just outside Palmer, it offers a variety of activities such as disc-golf, running, biking, and even Nordic skiing in winter.

For directions and additional information, please contact the Matanuska-Susitna Borough Community Development Department of click on the website link above.

Backcountry Bike and Ski
Phone
(907)746-5018
Address
132 W Arctic Ave
Palmer, AK 99645
Description

Backcountry Bike & Ski offers daily and weekly rentals for cross country skis. They rent Rossignol waxless ski packages that include skis, boots, and poles. Also, they offer bikes and fat tire bikes for rent.

Bear Den Cabins
Phone
(907)745-2395
Address
65452 S Victory Rd
Sutton, AK 99674
Description

Nestled in a quiet community in the mountains near the Matanuska Glacier. The view from the living room are the gorgeous 6,000+ ft. peaks of the majestic Chugach
Range, which remain snow-capped all year round. Come enjoy the quiet as you explore the mountain wilderness right outside your door.  The area offers hiking, glacier trekking, and much more.

Bearberry Bluff & Matanuska Greenbelt
Phone
(907) 861 - 8578
Description

Part of a 30+ mile network of trails in the Matanuska Greenbelt, it cuts through the forest in a loop just over a mile long.  These dirt trails are dotted with about 100 signposts to help with navigation and provide hours of exploration.

For directions and additional information, please contact the Matanuska-Susitna Borough Community Development Department or click on the website link above.

Big Bear RV Park
Phone
(907)745-7445
Address
2010 S Church St
Palmer, AK 99645
Description

Big Bear RV Park is family owned and operated. Their clean and friendly campground has much to offer the Alaskan traveler. They provide a great location to set up and set out on day trips to explore the surrounding areas.

Bleeding Heart Brewery
Phone
(907)746-2421
Address
16013 E Outer Springer Loop
Palmer, AK 99645
Description

They create unique, high quality, reserve style ales and lagers in order to bring new craft drinkers and seasoned "craft life" veterans together, push the limits of craft brewing in Alaska.

Body In Balance Physical Therapy
Phone
(907) 746-0722
Address
642 S Alaska St Ste 209
Palmer, AK 99645
Description

Confident, strong, and healthy. Body In Balance is an independently-owned physical therapy practice in Palmer, AK.

Bushes Bunches Stand
Phone
(907)745-1115
Address
2355 N Old Glenn Hwy
Palmer, AK 99645
Description

Bushes Bunches Produce Stand is a family owned business that opened in 1954. They supply Palmer, Alaska and the surrounding areas of Wasilla and Anchorage with fresh local produce at our farmers market stand located just outside of Palmer. They are more than just a produce stand. With over 14 acres in production they are an active Alaska farm specializing in local vegetables.

Cecil Sanders
Phone
(907)775-0816
Address
PO Box 4514
Palmer, AK 99645
Category
Description

He takes a lot of awesome Alaska photos.

City of Palmer
Phone
(907) 745-3271
Address
231 W Evergreen Ave
Palmer, Alaska 99645
Category
Cobb Street Market
Website
Phone
(907)745-2622
Address
625 S Cobb St
Palmer, AK 99645
Description

Cobb Street Market was established in March 2018.  Currently representing over 150+ small Alaskan businesses, they offer 95% Alaskan handmade products, including gourmet food, stylish clothing for men, women and children, jewelry, art, books, infant/toddler items, pet items and more.

Colony Kitchen/Noisy Goose
Phone
(907)746-4600
Address
1890 Glenn Hwy
Palmer, AK 99645
Description

Family-owned establishment featuring an array of traditional homestyle American meals that are always available any time of the day in a comfortable setting. If you visit us on Sunday, you can enjoy prime rib for breakfast, lunch or dinner, cooked just the way you like it.

Crevasse-Moraine
Phone
(907) 861 - 8578
Description

The Crevasse-Moraine trail system features over 6 miles of interconnected trails and is is open year round.  These trails run along what was once a glacier bed and ranges widely in difficulty from trail to trail.

For directions and additional information, please contact the Matanuska-Susitna Borough Community Development Department or click on the website link above.

Dalrymple Law, P.C.
Phone
(907)745-6332
Address
353 S. Denali Street
Palmer, AK 99645
Category
Description

Dalrymple Law, P.C. is a full-service Valley law firm with a commitment to small town service and practical legal solutions. They has a diverse practice in the areas of business and corporate law, real estate law, wills and probate, and general civil practice.

Drill Team Six Fishing Excursions, LLC
Phone
(702) 465-4747
Description

Drill Team Six Fishing Excursions is ready to take you on your next adventure! Located just 50 minutes from Anchorage, we provide YEAR-ROUND all-inclusive fishing packages. Trips range from guided salmon & lake boat charters to a variety of ice fishing excursions. Fish May-Oct on our spacious 20ft jet boat with the capacity for up to 6 people. If you enjoy the cooler weather, we offer a variety of ice fishing excursions Dec-Apr. Enjoy the beautiful back country of Alaska by snowmobile on one of our remote Northern Pike day trips. Targeted species (depending on season) include: King & Silver Salmon, Rainbow Trout, Arctic Char, Northern Pike and Burbot. All packages include safety equipment, bait, gear, tackle and heated shelters for ice fishing. At the end of your trip we will fillet your fish along with placing them in a bag for easy transport. Licensed, insured and USCG certified. We are a Veteran owned/operated family-oriented small business. Ask about our MILITARY & 1ST RESPONDER discounts. Also, like and follow our FB for future giveaways. Copy link to connect to FB: https://www.facebook.com/DrillTeamSix/.

Eska Creek Falls
Phone
(907) 861 - 8578
Description

This 4+ mile trail takes you up Eska Peak to spectacular views of the Chugach Range.  The trek crosses through woodland and lush alpine growth before reaching the falls and peak respectively.

For directions and additional information, please contact the Matanuska-Susitna Borough Community Development Department or click on the website link above.

Fireside Books
Website
Phone
(907)745-2665
Address
720 S Alaska St
Palmer, AK 99645
Description

Established in 2001, Fireside books is the premier book venue in the Valley.  They offer a broad selection of new and used titles on just about every subject.  They also carry a number of journals and literary souvenirs!

Flower Flingers
Phone
(888)923-3157
Address
105 E Arctic Ave #3
Palmer, AK 99645
Description

For the freshest flowers in Palmer, Flower Flingers has something for everyone! they offer a wide selection of flower arrangements, sure to make your next occasion memorable.

Fox Run Lodge and RV Campground
Phone
(907)745-6120
Address
4466 S Glenn Highway
Palmer, AK 99645
Description

The park sits beside a beautiful lake and delicious on-site restaurant. Fox Run is conveniently located off the Glenn Highway, in Palmer, on the beautiful Matanuska Lake and is open to visit year round.  They include lakefront efficiencies, 1 or 2 bedroom suites, rough cabins, as-well-as tent and RV camping.

Glenn Massay Theater
Phone
(907)746-9300
Address
8295 East College Drive
Palmer, AK 99645
Description

Check their event calendar. The 520-seat Glenn Massay Theater is able to host a variety of events including plays, musicals, lectures, conferences, concerts, competitions, festivals, benefits, recitals, movie screenings, receptions, and more.

Gold Mint Trail
Description

This 16 mile (round trip) trail follows the Little Susitna river up to it's headwaters.  One of four major trails in Hatcher Pass, north of Palmer, it has a gradual incline for the first few miles before becoming much steeper.  It is open to hiking, biking, and skiing, and you can even do a little gold panning along the way.

For directions and additional information, please click on the website link above or alaska.org/detail/gold-mint-trail.

Government Peak Summer Trail
Phone
(907) 861 - 8578
Description

Government Peak offers popular summer hiking trails just north of Palmer.  The Main trail to the peak can be daunting, though it offers some of the best views of the area all the way to the Knik Glacier.  Multiple trails for biking and horseback riding also traverse the area.  Note that the parking area is open from 8 AM to 8 PM, so be careful not to get locked in.

For directions or additional information, please contact the Matanuska-Susitna Borough Community Development Department or click on the website link above.

Government Peak Winter Trails
Phone
(907) 861 - 8578
Description

In the peak winter months Government Peak features 9 miles of combines trails for skiing, skijoring, sledding, snowshoeing and more.  Take in the sights as you adventure along the Chugach mountains just north of Palmer.  Note that the parking area is open from 8 AM to 8 PM, so don't get locked in.

For more information, please contact the Matanuska-Susitna Borough Community Development Department or click on the website link above.

Hatcher Pass Cabins
Phone
(907)745-6788
Address
9000 N. Palmer Fishhook Rd
Palmer, AK 99645
Description

Hatcher Pass Cabins is nestled right at the entrance to Hatcher Pass in the Talkeetna Mountains. Just an hour north of Anchorage and minutes from Palmer and Wasilla, these comfortable log cabins provide an ideal location to base for your Alaska adventure. Your knowledgeable hosts are here ready to share their “backyard” with you and create the best experience so you can’t help but want to come back again!

Just Sew Quilt Shop
Phone
(907)745-3649
Address
579 S Alaska St
Palmer, AK 99645
Category
Description

Located in the heart of Palmer, Just Sew is a quilter's paradise.  They specialize in premium quilting fabrics, current quilting books, patterns, notions, and inspiration for quilters of all skill levels!

La Fiesta
Phone
(907)746-3335
Address
132 Evergreen
Palmer AK 99645
Description

If you want Mexican food in Palmer, visit La Fiesta. Mexican cousine from decades-old family recepies and exeptional personal services. Only the freshest and finest ingridients are use to prepare all menu items fresh daily.

Lazy Mountain Trails
Phone
(907) 861 - 8578
Description

Two trails, the Lazy Moose Trail and Lazy Mountain Trail, are the primary ascent of the mountain.  The former is a longer, winding trail with moderate slopes and an easier climb, while the latter is much shorter and more difficult as it offers the straightest path to the peak.  From the top you can see the Chugach and Talkeena Ranges.

For directions and additional information, please contact the Matanuska-Susitna Borough Community Development Department or click on the website link above.

Matanuska Experiment Farm and Extension Center
Phone
(907)745-3360
Address
1509 S Georgeson Dr
Palmer, AK 99645
Description

They offer FREE walking tour of our snowy Farm with director Jodie Anderson as she provides information and history. The Matanuska Experiment Farm and Extension Center is a working research farm serving Southcentral Alaska. It has 260 acres of cultivated land and 800 acres of forestland.

Matanuska Peak Trail
Phone
(907) 861 - 8578
Description

This trail is just over 4 miles long from end to end and showcases phenomenal views of the Matanuska and Knik rivers, and of Cook Inlet.  The climb starts out easy, but increases in difficulty as you go, and you will certainly want to bring appropriate attire for changing weather.

For directions and additional information, please contact the Matanuska-Susitna Borough Community Development Department or click on the website link above.

Matanuska River Park Campground & Trails
Phone
(907) 861 - 8578
Description

The Matanuska River Park Campground, located near the Matauska River Bridge just on the eastern edge of Palmer, features a little fun for everyone.  The campground features over one and a half miles of easy trails with exquisite views of Lazy Mountain and the Matanuska River.

For directions or additional information, please contact the Matanuska-Susitna Borough Community Development Department or click on the website link above.

MatSu CVB
Phone
(907) 746-5000
Address
610 S Bailey St Ste 201
Palmer, AK 99645
Category
MatSu Miners Baseball
Phone
(907)745-6401
Address
Hermon Brothers Field @ State Fairgrounds
Palmer, AK 99645
Description

The Miners are only one of six teams that make up the Alaska Baseball League, one of the top summer collegiate leagues in the country.  Games start early June and continue until the beginning of August.

Midnight Sun Yoga Center
Phone
(907)723-5262
Address
125 W Evergreen Ave Ste B1
Palmer AK 99645
Description

They are based in downtown Palmer, AK and offer a spectrum of fun yoga classes for people of all backgrounds and skill levels in an inviting atmosphere. Their classes are drop in friendly.

Morgan Horse Trail
Phone
(907) 861 - 8578
Description

This trail offers an easy forested 2 mile trek through the woods around Lazy Mountain.  It also features three access points, year-round availability, as well as public restroom and picnic areas.

For directions and additional information, please contact the Matanuska-Sustina Borough Community Development Department or click on the website link above.

Musk Ox Farm
Website
Phone
(907)745-4151
Address
12850 E Archie Rd
Palmer, AK 99645
Description

Just a couple minutes North of downtown Palmer, the Musk Ox Farm is a non-profit organization dedicated to the domestication of the musk ox and to the promotion of qiviut production as a gentle and sustainable agricultural practice in the far north. Tour the farm and learn about these arctic ungulates!

NonEssentials
Website
Phone
(907)745-2258
Address
728 S Alaska St
Palmer, AK 99645
Description

Situated right in downtown Palmer, NonEssentials offers a wide array of gourmet foods, tea, chocolates, housewares, gifts & fine art.  Additionally, they carry artisan handicrafts from MANY local consignors.

Voted #1 Best of the Valley 2019 - Housewares!

NOVA River & Glacier Adventures
Phone
(800) 746-5753 or (907) 746-5753
Address
38100 W. GLENN HIGHWAY
SUTTON, AK 99674
Description

Based out of Sutton, just north of Palmer, NOVA Alaska Guides has incredible experiences for everyone. Established in 1975, NOVA is Alaska’s oldest river rafting tour company under original ownership. Since 1975, we have accomplished many firsts in guided adventure travel in Alaska, including the first to offer commercial whitewater rafting on Alaska rivers and the first guided hikes on the Matanuska Glacier more than 25 years ago.

Our early wilderness trips included several first descents and trips through the newly formed National Parks and Refuges with organizations like National Geographic, Connaissance du la Mode and the National Audubon Society. Our expertise in this theater has grown over the years to include combination trips that offer mountain and glacier trips with river trips.

Palmer Alehouse
Phone
(907)746-2537
Address
320 E Dahlia Ave
Palmer, AK 99645
Description

Lively tavern with excellent variety of high quality 40+ taps from local micro brews all over Alaska. Wonderful food, exceptional staff, and a fun & friendly atmosphere.

Palmer Chamber
Phone
(907) 745-2880
Address
550 S Alaska St Ste 101
Palmer, AK 99645
Category
Palmer Golf Course
Phone
(907)745-4653
Address
1000 Lepak Ave
Palmer, AK 99645
Description

Palmer Golf Course is one of the most scenic places to play golf in the world. You are treated to spectacular views of Pioneer Peak, the Matanuska River and Knik Glacier. Their 7300 yard, par 72, Championship course consistently ranks in the top five of Golf Digest's, "Best of State" edition.They also have one of the finest practice facilities in the state

Palmer Moose Creek Railroad Trail
Phone
(907) 861 - 8578
Description

A beautiful, non-motorized trail that follows an old railroad bed along the Matanuska River.  The trail can be started either from downtown Palmer, or Moose Creek, and runs approx. 6 miles from end-to-end.

For additional information, please contact the Matanuska-Sustina Borough Community Development Department or click on the website link above.

Palmer Museum and Visitor Center
Phone
(907)746-7668
Address
723 S. Valley Way
Palmer, AK 99645
Description

The Palmer Museum and Visitor Center showcases exhibits & artifacts covering the history of Palmer, as well as a selection of art curated from local artists.  Additionally, they offer both an audio tour and a guided walking tour of Palmer's historic district from June through August.  Outside is a beautifully kept garden, featuring myriad trees, vegetables, and flowers.  Come by to enjoy the local history or plan your Palmer adventure!

Paradise Alaska RV Park
Phone
(907)775-6359
Address
16199 E. Outer Springer Loop
Palmer, AK 99645
Description

As part of your RV Alaskan vacation, stop in and stay a day or week in beautiful Palmer, Alaska. With 30 extra-large camp sites on the grass, this RV Park and camping area is the perfect home base to visit the beauty of Palmer and the entire Mat-Su Valley.  Includes shower/laundry facilities, full water/sewer hook-ups, and a shared grill and firepit area.

Peak Boutique
Website
Phone
(907)746-3320
Address
840 S Colony Way
Palmer, AK 99645
Description

At Peak Boutique, we strive to provide our customers with the best products and services available to meet individual stylistic needs for the home and lifestyle.​
Peak Boutique derives its name from the breath-taking scenery surrounding Palmer, Alaska and the Mat-Su Valley. The mountains draw people to the area similar to the way the unique products at Peak Boutique attract customers searching for products unavailable in other stores. We have placed our standards at the PEAK of excellence. We carry items produced locally by hand-selected artisans located in Alaska, as well as unique decor and lifestyle items that are not easily found anywhere else. ​Peak Boutique is proud to be the only Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® Stockist in the state of Alaska.

Pioneer Motel
Phone
(907)745-3425
Address
124 W Arctic Ave
Palmer, AK 99645
Description

A small 18 room motel with three cabins, and the only remodeled motel in Palmer. The Pioneer Motel has been a part of Palmer, Alaska since 1953. We offer a casual, friendly atmosphere with comfortable and modern clean rooms. This vintage “mom and pop” motel is centrally located right off the Glenn Highway in the “Heart of Palmer.”  Queen size dog-friendly rooms are available.

Pioneer Ridge-Austen Helmers Trail
Phone
(907) 861 - 8578
Description

A rugged, mountainous trek for the experienced outdoors-man. This 12 mile trail ascends to over 6,000 feet above the Valley.  While you can complete this hike over a single day with enough planning, it is encouraged you make camp and spread it out over at least two. The climb is challenging and requires firm knowledge and safety skills to complete; however, the views from the top are one of a kind.

For directions and additional information, please contact the Matanuska-Borough Community Development Department or by clicking on the website link above.

PizzaRia Delphi
Phone
(907)745-2929
Address
101 W Arctic Ave
Palmer, AK 99645
Description

PizzaRia Delphi has been in Palmer for very long time. Their food is good, price is fair and good service. This is a very local restaurant that is frequently visited by people living in this area.

Plumley-Maud Trail
Phone
(907) 861-8578
Description

The Plumley-Maud Trail is a relatively flat trail that runs through the woodlands of the Butte, just Southeast of Palmer.  Between 5 and 10 minutes drive, depending on which end of the trail you start, it is accessible on foot, as well as by ATV or even horse and is open for use year-round.  If you are looking for a gorgeous jaunt through the birch and spruce forests in the area, this trail is for you.

For additional information, please contact the Matanuska-Susitna Borough Community Development Department or click the website link above.

Poppy Lane Mercantile
Website
Phone
(907)982-9215
Address
105 S Valley Way
Palmer, AK 99645
Description

With over 20 local businesses under one roof, there is literally something for everyone!

Come find: Up Cycled Furniture, Home Decor, Apparel, Gifts, Jewelry, Yarn, Baby Clothing, Art Work, Antiques, Vintage finds, and more.

Purple Moose Espresso
Phone
(907)746-3949
Address
218 W Evergreen St
Palmer, AK 99645
Category
Description

Stop by for a quick pick up cup of coffee. Always great friendly and professional staff who make great tasting coffee.

Pyrah’s Pioneer Peak Farm
Phone
(907) 745-4511
Address
4350 Bodenburg Loop, Palmer, AK 99645
Description

Pyrah's is an authentic Matanuska Valley farm with an astounding presence in the community.  They host several events throughout the year such as the Fall Harvest Festival and Country Christmas, as well as being a "U-Pick" farm where you can gather your vegetables fresh from the field.

Radio Free Palmer/Big Cabbage Radio
Phone
(907) 745-8951
Address
716 S Alaska St
Palmer, AK 99645
Category
Ray Gamradt Studio : Alaskan Charcoal
Phone
(406)546-1956
Address
761 S Gulkana St
Palmer, AK 99645
Description

His artwork is in full production or at least as full as the sunshine and the salmon allow. Step into his gallery and see what he offers.

Reed Lakes Trail
Description

This trail, approximately 9 miles round trip, follows an old mining road in Hatcher Pass.  You will hike over 2,000 feet of elevation gain and witness the tarn that feeds Reed Lake, gorgeous waterfalls, the lake itself, and Reed Creek flowing down the mountain.

For directions and additional information click on the website link above or alaska.org/detail/reed-lakes-trail.

 

Reindeer Farm
Phone
(907) 745-4000
Address
5561 Bodenburg Loop, Palmer, AK 99645
Description

The Reindeer Farm sits at the feet of Bodenburg Butte just 10 minutes out of downtown Palmer.  The farm site was originally part of the Matauska Colony Project, operating as a dairy farm, but would move to reindeer and various other animals in the 1980s.  Being the only stop in the valley to offer tours of a maintained herd of 100-300 reindeer, 2 elk, a bison, and a moose (including petting and feeding), as well as horseback tours, it is an incredible experience for the whole family.

Rival Park Motocross
Phone
(907) 345-4758 or (907) 244-4758
Address
318 N Old Glenn Highway
Palmer, AK 99645
Description

Rival Park Motocross is one of a handful of maintained motocross tracks in the Southcental area and only 5 minutes from downtown Palmer.

Welcome to Rival Park Motocross's official website! We were established in April of 1996. We held our first race May 1997. We are located at 318 N  Old Glenn Highway. We are a groomed, maintained, watered and supervised track. We have a set practice schedule on Tuesday's and Thursday's from 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm. We also like to have races when we can get a Saturday that does not interfere with the Racing Lions schedule. We try to open our track as soon as mother nature tells us it's spring around May 15TH  or so..we close our track around August 31st. We have a big bike track as well as a 50cc track (just for the little guys). We charge $10.00 to come to our track to practice..but trust us, you get your money's worth!

Shane Lamb Gallery
Phone
(907)746-3343
Address
550 S. Alaska St, Ste 107
Palmer AK 99645
Description

Bring your favorite artwork into our Palmer Location and they will frame it just the way you like. They offer high quality workmanship and excellent prices.

Skeetawk Alpine Ski Area
Phone
907-746-PASS (7277)
Description

Nestled into the gorgeous mountains of Hatcher Pass, Skeetawk is a groomed, maintained ski area opening in December of 2020.  The site currently hosts a beautiful warming hit, a patrol / first-aid station, and a freshly installed chair lift.  The project is managed by HAX, a local non-profit dedicated to bringing the dream of a real ski resort to the Valley.

Stamp Cache, Alaska
Phone
(907) 745-4848
Address
642 S Alaska St, Ste 107
Palmer, AK, 99645
Description

We have everything you need for your paper crafting needs. We provide Cardmaking, Scrapbook and Special project classes.

Sunderland Ranch
Phone
(907) 982-7268
Address
10856 N Wolverine Rd, Palmer, AK 99645
Description

Sunderland Ranch, located just outside of Palmer, offers a variety of options for your Palmer trip.  With a B&B, horseback riding, and even Day Camps for children to learn ranch-related skills, you're sure to have a blast.

The Art Café
Phone
(907)745-6100
Address
131 E Blueberry Ave
Palmer, AK 99645
Description

Fun projects, something for the entire family, delicious espresso, hand scoop ice cream, and gourmet confections await at The Art Cafe AK that is do it yourself home for artists and aspiring artists.

The Gallery (Colony Plaza)
Phone
(907)745-1420
Address
1150 S Colony Way
Palmer, AK 99645
Description

They specialize in the finest art prints with a tremendous variety of styles from nationally known and Alaska artists. They carry a large selection of limited edition prints, posters, giclee prints and canvases, some sold out at publishers and other hard to find prints.

Turkey Red
Phone
(907)746-5544
Address
550 S Alaska St, Ste 100
Palmer, AK 99645
Description

Turkey Red is the leading fresh food restaurant in Palmer, Alaska. They are dedicated to serving fresh, high quality, local and organic ingredients prepared in traditional ways with care and creativity.

UPS Store
Phone
(907) 746-6245
Address
1150 S Colony Way
Palmer, AK 99645
Category
Vagabond Blues
Phone
(907)745-2233
Address
642 S Alaska St, Ste 103
Palmer, AK 99645
Description

Vagabond Blues is popular among locals. They serve great coffee, espresso drinks, and  healthy & tasty food with lots of locals artwork on display.

Valley Hotel
Phone
(907)745-3330
Address
606 S Alaska St
Palmer, AK 99645
Category
Description

Built in 1948, the Valley Hotel boasts 43 rooms, each including a private bathroom, cable TV, and free WiFi.  Additionally there is a 24-hour open cafe which remains open 365 days a year!  Nightly & weekly rates are available.

Valley Hotel Café
Phone
(907)745-3330
Address
606 S Alaska St
Palmer, AK 99645
Description

Valley Hotel Café is open 24/7, including all holidays.  Serving traditional diner fare, from biscuits and gravy to burgers and just about everything in-between, they have something for everyone.

Valley Market Real Estate
Phone
(907)232-7900
Address
603 W Recon Cir
Palmer, Alaska 99645
Category
Valley Recycling Center
Phone
(907)745-5544
Address
9465 E Chanlyut
Palmer, AK 99645
Category
Map provided by MSB Community Development Department
Phone
(907) 861 - 8578
Description

If you're looking for a quick, middling difficulty hike with phenomenal views of Palmer and the surrounding valley, you cannot beat the West Butte Trail.  Situated only 10 minutes outside the city, this trail traverses the 800+ foot Bodenburg Butte and is maintained by the Matanuska-Susitna Borough.  It features several benches, a shaded ascent, and is topped by a view Lazy Mountain, Pioneer Peak, Matanuska Peak, the Knik Glacier, the Talkeetna Range, and more.

For additional information, contact the Matanuska-Susitna Borough Community Development Department or by clinking the website link above.