Sighting for July 4, 2021

Brian McGurgan

Eureka Summit pull-off (Glenn Highway mile 129.3)
Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK

Temperatures nearing 70° with mostly clear skies, bright sun, and a light breeze. Lots of wildflowers along the scenic pull-off, and beautiful views of the snow-capped Chugach Mountains and spectacular Nelchina Glacier. This is the highest spot along the Glenn Highway with an elevation of 3,322 ft. Blue butterflies were observed along the parking area during a brief 20 minute stop at the pull-off.

  • Silvery Blue 1
  • Greenish Blue 4

Greenish Blue

Greenish Blue

Silvery Blue