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March in Valdez

March is a great time to visit Valdez, with so much to do. Check our local events calendar for more updates. If you are visiting in March for the Mayor's Cup Snowmachine Race, check out our Mayor's Cup Weekend Itinerary

Winter Trails

March is a great for exploring Valdez's miles of winter trails for snowshoeing, cross-country skiing and snowmachining. 

Man in snow-shoes and back-pack

Photo by Jorge Mandujano


Consider a snowmachine tour, heli-ski tour or helicopter tour. 

a skier on a mountain in the Chugach mountain range

Photo from Black Ops Valdez

Mayor's Cup Snowmachine Race

The Mayor's Cup Snowmachine Race is a 150-mile cross-country snowmachine race set on a 25 mile loop around Hogsback Glacier and the Valdez Glacier Flats. 

the starting line for a snowmachine race

Photo by Valdez Snowmachine Club

Discover Winter Wildlife

Wildlife enthusiasts and birders will love to discover Valdez's winter wildlife, including moose, mountain goats, eagles, coyotes, and more. 

a moose in winter

Photo by Gary Minish

Museums & History

The Valdez Museum and Historical Archive on Egan Drive is open throughout the month of March. 

a museum gallery and front desk