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The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center (AWCC) is a sanctuary dedicated to preserving Alaska’s wildlife through conservation, education, research and quality animal care.

AWCC is in urgent need of your support. Our animals require care and feeding regardless of the pandemic. Your gift will help us purchase food, provide veterinary care, and provide enrichment for the animals of the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. Thank you for supporting AWCC with your tax deductible gift. -Roar, Hoot, Bugle & Howl!

Upcoming Events:

AWCC’s 1.5 mile loop is perfect for winter adventure! Unique ways to explore the Center while enjoying the wildlife include gliding on your cross country skis, riding your fat bike, or utilizing AWCC’s complimentary kick-sled rentals. You are also welcome to walk or drive the 1.5 mile loop around the sanctuary. Please note: ice grippers are recommended while walking during the winter months.

Animal Program Schedule:

Free Daily WINTER Education Programs Offered September 16 – May 14. 

Please Note: Face masks are required to be worn by all guests participating in our education programs and tours.

*AWCC reserves the right to cancel Free Daily Educational Programs if/when necessary. 


*Naturalist’s Selection Rotating Talk is scheduled to resume on March 1st!

Location: Check the info board at the Ticket Booth & the Be Wild Gift Shop for daily schedule updates.

Click HERE to view a map of the sanctuary. Go GREEN and use the digital map!

Meet the Locals:


Bald Eagle

Wood Bison




Black Bears





Great-Horned Owl

Brown Bears