Wilderness and Wildlife Events

There are many wonderful events and festivals planned throughout our state and forests. We hope you use our page as a one-stop shopping list of Alaska Region wilderness events, video screenings, and social media coverage. If you have an event to add to our list please send to our web manager.


September 2016

Petersburg Rainforest Festival - September 8-11


Mendenhall Glacier's Fall Fun Fest
September 24, 10am - 2pm, Rain or Shine
Become a Junior Ranger, play Energy Cycle Disc Golf, Hike, & hang with celebrities (Events flyer)


50th Anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act Celebrations

McKinley Trail Cabin - September 25, 2016 (10am - 1:30pm)
Plaque unveiling at 1pm with refreshments and guest speakers. (PDF of the event)


McKinley Lake Mine - September 25, 2016 (1:30pm - 5pm)
Interpretive hike to Lucky Strike Mine and historic re-enactment.  Leave the McKinley Lake TH by 1:30 after the McKinley Trail Cabin event. (PDF of the event)


Cordova Post Office and Court HouseSeptember 27, 2016 (11am - 3pm)
An open house and plaque unveiling - The plaque unveiling will be at 12:30pm and refreshments in the courtroom afterword’s.  There will also be a series of slides on a loop showing in the courtroom of the building during renovations and other times in the past and guest speakers to talk about the building and its history. (PDF of the event)