Logo bar of the Alaska Public Lands Information Center which are located in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Tok and Ketchikan
The welcoming sign outside of the Anchorage Alaska Public Lands Information Center.
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Anchorage Alaska Center
A panoramic view of the museum exhibits at the Anchorage Interagency Visitor Center. Starting at the left side, there is a colorful round relief map of Alaska, seven feet in diameter and at about hip-height. Moving toward the center of the picture, there are numerous taxidermied animals on top of the exhibits; they are at head-height and open to viewing without glass. Beneath the animals, there are fish, birds, smaller animals, and cultural described by interpretive panels and labels. Moving further to the right, there is a colorful 11-foot map of Alaska depicting all the public lands in the state, followed by a glass window that houses an elaborate bird bottom coat made of murres. At the far right is the entrance to the visitor center from the Old Federal Building lobby.
The Alaska Public Lands Information Center is located inside Anchorage's historic Federal Building.
 Watch award-winning movies  Plan your Alaska experience  Enjoy Ranger programs  Join a walking tour  Explore the natural history exhibits
The Anchorage Alaska Public Lands Information 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 find a wealth of information 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!

In 1980, when former President Jimmy Carter signed into creation many National Parks in Alaska, he also created four Public Lands Information Centers. No other states in the nation have these centers. They provide information and resources to develop the most educational and memorable visitor experiences. 

3 hikers in denali teddy bear wearing a ranger hat kids group eating lunch


A graphic image of a calculator. The text reads Alaska public lands statistics. Did You Know?
In 2007, Alaska’s nonfuel raw mineral production was valued at $3.52 billion. While gold production led to a major boom in Alaska at the turn of the century, zinc production now outranks gold as Alaska's number one valued nonfuel mineral.