Nature & Science

Fall along McCarthy Road, Wrangell St.Elias National Park
Fall along McCarthy Road, Wrangell-St.Elias National Park

The Latest on Nature and Science in Alaska's National Parks

Alaska is home to over 54 million acres of national parks and some of the most spectacular and remote natural places in the country. Exploring, understanding, and protecting these natural treasures is an important part of the National Park Service's mission to preserve unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the national park system for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations. Navigate through the Nature and Science pages to learn more about natural resources in Alaska parks as well as the programs and efforts to protect them.

Last Updated: September 13, 2013