Welcome to the Alaska Region

June – Provide Abundant Clean Water” Coconino National Forest.” Photo by Deborah Lee Soltesz Tongass Young Growth Inventory Portal story map. Northern Pygmy-Owl. Photo by Ben Limle Investigating spawning pink salmon. 'Chicken of the Woods' fungi.


Wild and Scenic Rivers

50th Anniversary of the Wild and Scenic Act

The Wild and Scenic Rivers Act is celebrating its 50th anniversary! Experience and discover a river near you!

For more information visit: www.wildandscenicrivers50.us and www.fs.fed.us/managing-land/trails, #MakeYourSplash, #FindYourWay.

National Trails System

50th Anniversary of National Trails System

In 2018, we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the birth of our National Trails System: 11 National Scenic Trails and 19 National Historic Trails (including the Iditarod Trail) authorized by Congress, and more than 1,200 National Recreation Trails. The Forest Service manages over 158,000 miles of trails nationally. Discover and explore a trail near you!

For more information visit: www.trails50.org, #FindYourTrail, #FindYourWay


Alaska Region Trail Information

Grandfather walking as his grandson scurries ahead on the 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

Tongass Trail information


Tongass Young Growth Inventory Portal

Tongass Young Growth Story Map screenshot.

The Tongass Young Growth Inventory Portal story map will provide stand-level inventory data and information for decision makers and stakeholders in the Alaska region, in support of the Tongass National Forest's transition to primarily young-growth timber harvest.

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Celebrating Wildflowers

Lupin growing near the trail.

Wildflowers are blooming so plan a visit to your National Forest today. 

Forest Health Protection

Spruce Beetle

Learn more about important forest insects and diseases in Alaska’s forests. Start learning now...


49 Sites in the 49th State

49 Sites in the 49th State.

Special places in Alaska celebrated by the 50th Anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act.

Alaska Mental Health Trust Act

Sr Review Appraiser Greg Graybadger and Regional Review Appraiser William Crawford in Petersburg.

Learn more about the equal value land exchange between the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority (AMHTA) and the Forest Service.

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