Alaska The Great Land Support Environment

Alaska Wilderness

Alaska Bird

A Rain Forest in Alaska? - Yes! The largest temperate rain forest in the world exists in Southeast Alaska and British Columbia. The Tongass National Forest contains 14 percent of the world's total acreage of temperate rain forest.

The Tongass National Forest - The nation's largest national forest, covers most of Southeast Alaska, surrounding the famous Inside Passage. It offers unique chances to view eagles, bears, spawning salmon, and the breath-taking vistas of "wild" Alaska. You can take a sled-dog ride on a glacier, hike boardwalk trails, fish in streams or ocean, or just relax at a remote cabin. more>

Alaska's Birds - Learn more about birds in Alaska and their short breeding season. It is very good idea to refer to the regional bird finding guides or your tour operators to learn about the best time and the local areas for bird watching.

Sportfishing in Alaska - In Alaska fishing is more than sport, it’s a way of life.

Alaska's Bears - Black and brown (grizzly) bears inhabit most of Alaska. Read all bear safety information provided, and follow the proper procedures for camping and hiking in bear country to reduce the chances of a confrontation.

Our Wild Neighbors - An Educational Resource Book about Alaskan Animals

Canoe Routes In Southcentral Alaska

Sea Kayaking in South Central Alaska

Planning A Hiking Trip

Planning A River Trip In Alaska

Alaska Parks

Learn More About Alaska

National Park Service

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