Midnight calm over Drier Bay, Knight Island, Alaska. Nikki Hinds holding the Junior Ranger booklet in front of Mendenhall Glacier. Michelle Berry guiding a Byron Trail Hike. Kathleen doing a campfire program on salmon at Williwaw Campground. Zoe True guides a hike on the Byron Glacier Trail. The M/V Maybeso in Walker Cove.



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!

Bears of the Alaska Region

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. 

Virtually visit the 49 Sites

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Call for Avian Artists

Hummingbird Logo for the 2017 Hummingbird Festival.

Alaskan Artists are requested to submit your avian artwork for the 2017 Alaska Hummingbird Festival and Juried Art Show.

Glacial flour and plankton bloom

National Aeronautics and Space Administration logo.

NASA images of the Copper River Delta on the Chugach National Forest.


R10 Employees Caught Greenhanded

Recycle Day November 15

Celebrating "America Recyles Day" in the Greatland.

Voices of the Wilderness

2012 A.I.R. Susan Watkins paints the breathtaking view of College Fiord.

The Voices of the Wilderness artist residency is a unique opportunity

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