Welcome to the Alaska Region!
Alaska's National Forests
Where nature, people, & tradition come together.Get inspired!
A breathtaking landscape in the heart of southcentral. The Chugach is the backyard for over half of Alaskan's and a coveted destination for hundreds of thousands of visitors each year.
The nation's largest national forest covers most of southeast. The Tongass offers opportunities to view eagles, bears, spawning salmon, and breath-taking vistas of wild Alaska.
Diseases, insects, disorders, and invasive plants impact forest health. Find reports, identification guides, and more resources for stewarding Alaska's forests.
Explore, Learn, Respect. Hop aboard the M/V Chugach and explore the activities in the new Junior Heritage Ranger Booklet. Trek the Iditarod Trail, read a Totem Pole story, follow a maze and more! Have fun and become a Junior Heritage Ranger.
Multiple industries and generations of people relied on facilities like the one at Wolf Creek to service the vessels they depended upon to live and work in Southeast Alaska. View the PDF version of our recently publised book, 'The Last of its Kind - A History of the Wolf Creek Boatworks'.
Artists in the Wilderness
Behold art inspired by spectacular public lands.
Use the Interactive Visitor Map to find your next trip.
Alaskan Youth Stewards
Develop life skills on forest, with community
Alaska Cabins Project
More than 35 public use cabins set to be built or renovated.