Welcome to the Alaska Region

A group of four people sit around a fire pit outside of a log cabin in the woods

Starrigavan Creek Cabin on the Sitka Ranger District, Tongass National Forest.

Photo by Sandy Russell

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Alaska Region Trail Information

Hiker with their dog on a trail.

Everyday can be a great day to take a hike, so get out and enjoy your National Forest with your best friends.

Chugach Trail information - Chugach Trails on the Interactive Visitor Map

Tongass Trail information - Tongass Trails on the Interactive Visitor Map


Multilingual Animal Names

A Bald Eagle spreading it's wings atop an iceberg.

Please join us as we celebrate some of the many beautiful languages of the indigenous people of Alaska.

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Winter Recreation

A snowy forested mountain

Have fun this winter and recreate responsibly.

Voices of the Wilderness

A drawing of eggs and flowers

An Alaskan Artist-in-Residence program. Learn more and apply.


Mendenhall Glacier Recreation Area

Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center

We are working on a sustainable recreation Master Plan...

Alaska Wood Energy

Burning log fire

Apply for a Wood Innovation Grant.

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