• Photo of touchable historic three-dimensional map at the Alaska public lands information Center

    Alaska Public Lands


For Kids


Ready to meet some wild Alaskan animals? Join an on-line ranger for some interactive activities involving bear, caribou, whales, snowshoe hare, eagle, and more. Discover how animals adapt to the cold, guess who eats who, listen to Alaskan ecosystems, and learn how you can help these animals survive. Check out the Our Wild Neighbors web site by pressing the icon to the right.


Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Whittier, Alaska, was built as an alternate port to that of Seward’s. Military planners wanted an alternative port facility in case Seward was bombed in WWII. Near constant cloud cover further guarded against air attack.