Chugiak/Peters Creek AK Real Estate, Chugiak/Peters Creek Area and Community Information
Chugiak and Peters Creek are unincorporated communities located in Southern Alaska just north of Anchorage and east of the Chugach Mountains. Neighboring communities are Knik Arm to the west, Eklutna to the north and Eagle River to the south. People who are looking for a place to live that offers fabulous scenery cannot go wrong when they choose real estate in Chugiak/Peters Creek.
History of Chugiak/Peters Creek
The areas known as Chugiak and Peters Creek were first settled in the early 1950s
and were primarily dependent on agriculture. The name Chugiak came from a native word that means place of many places. The communities were annexed to the Municipality of Anchorage in 1975. Due to their close proximity to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Chugiak and Peters Creek have grown to become thriving communities.
Parks and Recreation
When you choose to become a Chugiak/Peters Creek home buyer, you will have access to several parks where you and your family can go to have fun. A popular park among residents is Schroeder Park located on End Street. Amenities of Schroeder Park include a playground, basketball courts, horseshoe pits, picnic tables, tennis courts and a disc golf course.
Another terrific park near Chugiak/Peters Creek AK homes is Mirror Lake/Edmonds Lake Park, which can be found in Peters Creek. In this park, you can enjoy such amenities as boating, skiing, fishing, playground equipment, a volleyball court, hiking trails and picnic tables. Other parks in the area are Chief Alex Park, Spirit Park, Targhee Park and Loretta French Park.
Special Events in Chugiak/Peters Creek
Are you a person who loves attending such special events as art exhibits, fairs and festivals? If you are, you will be thrilled to know that there are several events held near Chugiak/Peters Creek homes for sale. One such event is the Annual Merry Merchant Munch, which is held in December. Highlights of this event include tasty food, holiday decorating contests, a gingerbread house competition and free sleigh rides.
Another great event that takes place close to Chugiak/Peters Creek properties is the Fourth of July Chugiak Parade. The parade starts at 2:00 pm at the Chugiak Fire Station and ends at the Chugiak Elementary School. Other events you may want to attend are the Bear Paw Festival (July), Winter Wonderland (December) and the Fourth of July Celebration at Lions Park.
Do you need help finding a place to live in Alaska that offers magnificent scenery and an abundance of fun attractions? If you do, take a moment to speak with our Chugiak/Peters Creek real estate agent. There are several homes for sale in Chugiak/Peters Creek, and one of them is sure to be the home of your dreams. Stop procrastinating, and call our Chugiak/Peters Creek realtor today!