Frequently Asked Questions

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Can I get free land in Alaska?

The federal and state agencies in Alaska do not offer free land. The State of Alaska's Department of Natural Resources however does have a...

I want to see wildlife in Anchorage. Where do I go?

Almost anywhere in Alaska you will be able to see wildlife! There are many wildlife refuges in Alaska abundant with a variety of wildlife…

What safety concerns do I need to know about the wildlife of Alaska?

To avoid the bears make sure to: Make noise while hiking to alert bears of your presence. Use bear Resistant Food Containers and store them...

Where can we go to see salmon?

During the summer months salmon swim upstream in many of the rivers in Alaska. There are a few places, such as the salmon viewing bridge in...

Are the public lands facilities in Alaska accessible to the disabled?

Alaska Centers has a list of accessible federal and state campgrounds, and ratings of some facilities and trails. If you have specific needs...

What types of activities are available to do in the Tok area?

There are all sorts of activities that are available in Tok!

Are there any good campsites near Anchorage?

Yes! In fact, there are many good campsites and public use cabins that can be reserved near Anchorage. Bird Creek Campground in Chugach State...

Can I carry my gun while hiking in national and state parks?

When in national parks and preserves, national forests, refuges, state parks, and other public lands, check with the managing agency before...

Can we see Denali from Anchorage?

Yes, on a very clear day, you can see Denali, which is Koyukon Athabascan for "The Great One", all the way from Anchorage. The distance between...

Can I drive to the public lands in Alaska?

The relatively small road system of Alaska leaves many of the public lands inaccessible by car. In fact, of the 17 National Park units in...