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Logo bar of the Alaska Public Lands Information Centers which are located in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Tok and Ketchikan
Male dall sheep rests on a ridgeline with mountains in the background
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Your Alaskan Parks, Forests and Refuge Agencies
 

An Interagency Patchwork

The Alaska Centers are interagency visitor centers authorized in 1980 by the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act. The centers serve the public on behalf of nine federal and state agencies that manage public lands in Alaska. Each land unit is managed according to the mission of the regulating agency and its enabling legislation.


Alaska Department of Commerce and Economic Development (DCED)

Alaska Department of Natural Resources (DNR)

Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities (DOT)

Alaska Department of Fish & Game (ADFG)

Bureau of Land Management (BLM)

National Park Service (NPS)

United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS)

United States Forest Service (USFS)

United States Geological Survey (USGS)



Logos from APLIC agencies

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A hiker using trekking poles and wearing a large pack works his way through tussocks and thick vegetation. Did You Know?
Without trails, but thick with alders and other vegetation, tussocks, wildlife, biting insects, terrain, pack weight, water availability, altitude, and even scenery and wildflowers, the Alaskan landscape may reduce backcountry hikers to only traveling five miles per day. Plan accordingly!