Operating Hours & Seasons

Anchorage

Located in Anchorage's historic Federal Building, the center hosts exhibits representing natural, historical, and cultural features throughout the state. Wandering among the exhibits, visitors get a mini-tour of Alaska. One can also learn about recreating on public lands in the state as well as materials for educators to bring back to their classrooms. Staffed by National Park Rangers, the center offers a plethora of information: from one-on-one trip planning assistance, to brochures and maps, to camping destinations, safety tricks, and so much more.

Anchorage Alaska Public Lands Information Center
605 West 4th Avenue Suite 105
Anchorage, AK 99501

Phone: (907) 644-3680 Fax: (907) 271-2744
Email Address: e-mail us

Hours:
Summer 2022 (May – September): Daily, 9am - 12:30pm, 1:30pm - 5pm
Winter (October - April): Monday - Thursday, 10am - 12 noon, 1pm - 5pm
Closed on all federal holidays, including Christmas Eve

 

Fairbanks

The Fairbanks Alaska Public Lands Information Center (FAPLIC) is an integral component of the community of Fairbanks which supports the appropriate use and enjoyment of Alaska's public lands and resources through "one-stop shopping" for public lands information, trip-planning assistance, and resource education. The interagency partnership embodied as FAPLIC encourages visitors and residents to seek meaningful, safe and enjoyable experiences on public lands and inspires to conserve and sustain the natural, cultural and historic resources of Alaska.

Fairbanks Alaska Public Lands Information Center (FAPLIC)
101 Dunkel Street Suite 110
Fairbanks, AK 99701

Phone: (907) 459-3730
Email Address: e-mail us

Hours:
Summer (Memorial Day to Labor Day): Daily, 8am - 5pm, Open on federal holidays
Winter (Labor Day to Memorial Day): Monday to Saturday, 8am – 5pm, Closed on Sundays

 

Ketchikan

At the Southeast Alaska Discovery Center in downtown Ketchikan, you can explore the unique natural and cultural history of the Tongass National Forest, a place where people have lived in harmony with nature for thousands of years. Stroll through a lush rainforest, visit a re-created native fishing village and learn how the Tongass sustains Southeast Alaska communities today. You can also hear the story of the forest in person from one of our friendly Forest Service rangers, enjoy a film in our comfortable theatre or help your kids become Junior Rangers. In the summer, join a ranger for a guided walk and learn about Ketchikan's enduring ties to the rainforest.

Southeast Alaska Discovery Center
50 Main St
Ketchikan, AK 99901

Phone: (907) 228-6220
Fax: (907) 228-6234

Email Address: e-mail us

Hours:
Summer (May 1 - September 30): Daily 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Reduced Hours: Wednesday and Saturday, 8am - 12 noon
Winter (October 1 - April 30): Fridays 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Friday Night Insights run until 7 pm January-April

 
View of a large one-story angular log building. A large sign attached to the eaves reads "Visitor's Center". A large radio tower stands in the background against a clear blue sky
The Tok Visitor Center is your gateway to adventure in Alaska's Eastern Interior.

Courtesy of the Tok Chamber of Commerce

Tok

The Tok Visitor Center is the gateway to many extensive public lands and scenic rivers in Interior Alaska. If you're driving into Alaska from the Yukon, the Alaska Public Lands Information Center in Tok is a must see. Stop in for local destination information, as well as maps, brochures, and know-how about the rest of Alaska. The center hosts a trip planning area, fish, bear and bird exhibits, along with a display of native arts and crafts.

Tok Visitor Center
P.O. Box 389
Mile 1314 on the Alaska Highway
Tok, AK 99780-0359

Phone:
Summer [May 15 - September 15] - (907) 883-5775
Winter [September 16 - May 14] - (907) 883-5312

Email Address: e-mail us

Hours:
Open Summer (May 15 - September 15): 8 AM - 6 PM
Closed Winter (September 16 - May 14)

Last updated: December 1, 2022

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605 West 4th Avenue
Suite 105

Anchorage , AK 99501

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907 644-3661

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