Celebrating Alaska’s History and Cultures
For generations people have looked to Alaska as a great land of rich wilderness, with hope for financial opportunities, the thrill of new adventures, and as the home of their cultural roots. The National Park Service is dedicated to documenting these stories and places that represent American history in Alaska’s national parklands and across the state.
Read the stories of some of the people that have shaped Alaska's history.
Economic Discovery & Innovation
Striking gold changed the history of Alaska forever. Learn about the trails, boomtowns, and stories of these places.
History & Culture Community Assistance
Find out how Alaska NPS helps protect and preserve your history and culture.
Learn more about archaeological research in Alaska.
Alaska NPS Culture & History Reports
View and access reports on history, archaeology, and Alaska Native life.
Our Place on the Landscape
Read Alaska's Cultural Landscape Studies.
Last updated: November 22, 2022