2016 Bioblitz Seward District Ranger Francisco Sanchez hikes through deep snow on the Chugach National Forest. A Little Brown Myotis (Myotis lucifugus) resting on a tree trunk. Walker Cove Paddlers East Behm Canal  Learning about mushrooms on the side on the Kids Fish and Hike Event. Some NCCC team members jump for joy in Yakuta, Alaska. 


49 Sites in the 49th State

49 Sites in the 49th State.Join us in celebrating the 50th anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act (October 15th, 2016). We’d like to start the celebration by highlighting 49 Sites in the 49th State (Alaska). Please enjoy your virtual tour of these very special places. 



Mushrooms of the National Forests in Alaska

Mushrooms harvested.

This brochure presents an introduction to mushrooms and illustrates a number of the more common and interesting of our local species to help Alaskans and visitors to better understand and enjoy our magnificent national forests.

Bear Facts & Safety

Bear Facts & Safety Tips Logo.

The national forests of Alaska are home to thousands of black bears (Ursus americanus) and brown bears (Ursus arctos), and many people come to Alaska to see wild bears.

Know before you go!


View All Features


VOTW Artist in Residence

2012 AiR Susan Watkins paints the breathtaking view of College Fiord in Nellie Juan-College Fiord.

The Voices of the Wilderness artist residency is a unique opportunity.

Celebrating Wildflowers

Celebrating Wildflowers.

It's that time of year when the wildflowers are blooming so plan a visit to your National Forest today. 


America's Public Lands Explained

National Forests.

What’s the difference between a national park, national forest and national monument?

View All Spotlights