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Logo bar of the Alaska Public Lands Information Centers which are located in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Tok and Ketchikan
Two bears, a deep shade of brown, play in a field of grass. A stream is visible in the distance. Tongass National Forest.
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Anchorage Alaska Center
 
Anchorage Alaska Public Lands Information Center seen from outside
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APLIC is conveniently located inside the Old Federal Building in downtown Anchorage
Adventures Begin Here

The Alaska Public Lands Information Center located in downtown Anchorage is the best way to ensure you will get the most out of your Alaskan experience. 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.

The Center is a year-round facility welcoming nearly 80,000 visitors, locals, and students a year. 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. The Anchorage Center has it all. 

"We initially visited to use the bathrooms but ended up staying for several hours... This is well worth a visit." -TripAdvisor review




 
Two cross country skiers make their way through a snow-covered bog. Spruce trees and some scrub brush dot the landscape. Low mountains and an overcast sky are in the background. Did You Know?
At treeline in Alaska, a 300 year old spruce tree may reach a diameter of just five inches, due to the extreme climate.