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Logo bar of the Alaska Public Lands Information Centers which are located in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Tok and Ketchikan
A blue and white tree swallow, perched on a branch, looks to the camera.
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The striated Ruth Glacier in Denali National Park is a river of ice cutting between craggy mountain peaks dusted with snow. The sky is partly cloudy and shadows fall across the scene. Did You Know?
Alaska's 100,000-plus glaciers cover over 16,000 sq mi. In Wrangell-St Elias National Park, the Malaspina is the largest piedmont glacier in the world, the Bagley Icefield is the largest non-polar icefield in North America, and the Bering is the largest glacier in North America.