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OPEN DAILY
10AM-6PM
Last Entry at 5PM

Purchase General
Admission Tickets
on arrival.

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!

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

General Admission Tickets to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center do not sell out. Purchas General Admission Tickets upon arrival on the day of your visit.

2021 General Admission Prices:
Adult:
$17 per person
Alaska Resident: $15 per person (with valid Alaska ID)
Military: $15 per person (with US military ID)
Senior: $15 per person
Youth/Student (age 7-17): $13 per person
Child (age 6 and under): FREE

Fun ways to explore the Center while enjoying the wildlife include riding your bike, walking, or driving the 1.5 mile loop around the sanctuary.

Winter Animal Program Schedule:

AWCC’s free Daily Education Programs are fun & informative!

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

11:30 a.m.


Naturalist’s Selection*

*Daily rotating program – AWCC Naturalists select one of our many animal species to discuss.

Location: Check the daily program board at the Be Wild Gift Shop.

Upcoming Events:

Oct
4
Mon
Military Mondays at the AWCC!
Oct 4 2021 @ 10:00 am – Apr 4 2022 @ 4:00 pm
Military Mondays at the AWCC! @ AWCC

The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center thanks the men and women of the United States Armed Forces. To show our appreciation, we are offering *free* admission on the first Monday of each month from October through April to all active duty and retired military personnel and their dependents. See you then!

Dates: October 4, 2021 | November 1, 2021 | December 6, 2021 | January 3, 2022 | February 7, 2022 | March 7, 2022 | April 4, 2022

*Must present proof of military service with ID or pay stub at time of purchase.

Our hours for the months of October through April are as follows:

October 2021: 10AM to 6PM, last entry at 5PM (Open 7 days per week)
November 2021: 10AM to 5PM, last entry at 4PM (4-day operations: Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday)
December 2021: 10AM to 4PM, last entry at 3PM (4-day operations: Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday)
Closed: Christmas Eve, Christmas Day
January 2022: 10AM to 4PM, last entry at 3PM (4-day operations: Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday)
Closed: New Year’s Day
February 2022: 10AM to 5PM, last entry at 4PM (4-day operations: Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday)
March & April 2022: 10AM to 6PM, last entry at 5PM (Open 7 days per week)

CLOSED: Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
OPEN: All other holidays.

Meet the Locals:

Coyotes

Bald Eagle

Wood Bison

Reindeer

Lynx

Muskox

Black Bears

Porcupines

Deer

Moose

Elk

Great-Horned Owl

Brown Bears

Foxes

Wolves

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