Eagle River is a neighborhood in Anchorage, Alaska with a population of 14,454. Eagle River is in Anchorage Borough. In Eagle River, most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Eagle River. The public schools in Eagle River are highly rated.
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Eagle River Reviews
I was raised in Eagle River and I love it here. It's a small town but not small enough to feel claustrophobic. Everyone is extremely friendly and always willing to lend a hand to others. It captures all the beauty of Alaska, with local hiking spots and lakes for swimming and fishing. It is also a short drive away from Anchorage where most of the shopping areas are. It's an easy place to get comfortable in while still presenting new life challenges every day.
Eagle River is the ideal location! Close to Anchorage and the Chugach Mountain Range. On a clear day, your day is complete with a view of amazing Denali. Hiking, snow machining, friendly people, and a plethora of dogs are a few of the best things Eagle River has to offer.
Just like everywhere in Alaska, food prices are high, rent is high. Close to Anchorage without being in Anchorage, which is nice. More crime than you would expect. This place used to be much more safe than it is now. Almost all restaurants close by 9 pm. People are friendly, but definitely on the hoity-toity/ granola side. It's also hard to find entertainment around- you definitely have to take the drive out to Anchorage if you want to find something to do. Great hiking though, and like everywhere in Alaska the scenery is amazing. One small lake here but there's like nowhere to park or dock so unless you have a house on it it's pretty much only good for ice skating on. Also, it's strikingly less diverse than the rest of Anchorage. A routine upper-middle class area. Some killer Asian food for being a small neighborhood. Also great coffee.