Animal Encounters

It is June and that marks the start of animal encounters at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center! We have two encounters to chose from, the moose encounter and the carnivore encounter. The moose encounter allows visitors to get up-close and personal with our bull moose! Visitors are able to feed the moose browse right out…

May is around the corner

May is right around the corner and here at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, we are excited to see blue skies, green grass, and the smiling faces of visitors. May kicks off our daily summer programs that include a variety of our animals and longer hours of operation. Starting May 1st, AWCC is open daily…

UPDATE: Moose Encounters are Canceled

The moose encounters are officially canceled for the remaining of the season. We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused. Our bull moose have started to lose their velvet and have gone into rut. When an animal goes into rut, their aggression increases. To keep our visitors and animals save, please respect our rules of…

Meet Arnold

Meet the newest member of the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center family, Arnold. Arnold is a male moose calf, he was found orphaned in Anchorage, Alaska when his mother was hit by a vehicle. He will have a permanent home at the Wildlife Center. Arnold is two months old and weighs approximately 150 pounds. He is…

NEW Moose Encounter!

Have you ever wanted to see animals native to Alaska up close? What about having them take food out of your hand? Starting today at 10am we will be offering a new program experience – Moose Encounter! This experience is just $10 per person and allows the visitor to feed our five bull moose while…

Welcome to Summer

Blue skies. Golden sun. Green grass. Fireweed. Who doesn’t love summer? I know our animals love rolling in the grass and mud, trudging through the ponds and creeks, and smelling the fresh mountain breeze. Sure it gets warm, but that’s what the water is for! Are you interested in seeing what our animals love most…
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