Build a legacy. Acting Thorne Bay District Ranger Sandra Stevens atop the USFS Fire truck throwing red, white, and blue necklaces to the happy crowds. 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.



NatureWatch Alaska

Photographer photographing a large flock of shorebirds in Cordova.

Summer is coming and we'd like to help you start planning your Alaska vacation. Use our interactive map to select the location in Alaska that you want to visit.

Bear Facts & Safety

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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

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Interactive Visitor Map

IVM for R10

Checkout our interactive map to find places and activities to plan your next adventure.

Voices of the Wilderness

Lindsay Carron sketches the landscape

The Voices of the Wilderness artist residency is a unique opportunity


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

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

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