Logo bar of the Alaska Public Lands Information Center which are located in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Tok and Ketchikan
The welcoming sign outside of the Anchorage Alaska Public Lands Information Center.
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Captain Cook Walking Tour
The Captain Cook statue in downtown Anchorage looks over the beautiful Cook Inlet.
Captain James Cook

On this 45-minute, free walking tour you will explore Cook's fantastic expeditions that took him across the Arctic and Antarctic Circles; face to face with penguins and walruses and to the shores of exotic tropical islands. You will also hear an abbreviated history of Alaska from the first human migration over the Bering Land Bridge all the way to Alaska statehood and current events. 

Join a National Park Ranger for the Captain Cook Walking Tour today! Tours are offered Monday through Friday until September 13, 2013 at 11:00 AM and 2:30 PM.  Call 907–644–3670 during the school year to schedule walking tour group.

Tour groups meet and leave from the front steps of the Alaska Public Lands Information Center in downtown Anchorage at the corner of 4th Ave. and F St. Click HERE for directions.


Click to view part of a Captain Cook walking tour.

Click the image to watch Ranger Katie talk about what life was like on Captain Cook's first voyage.


The Alaska Centers Logo.
Activities at the visitor centers
Fairbanks, Ketchikan, Tok & Anchorage
Click here to watch classic films about Alaska
Classic Movies About Alaska
Learn about Alaska by watching some classic short films.
Alaska Public Lands Map
Alaska Student Information?
Visit a student page for interesting facts about Alaska!
Portrait of early American explorer John Ledyard.
Adventures of John Ledyard
Come explore the unbelievable life of John Ledyard on our living history walking tour.
Artistic sepia toned photograph shows a closeup of an oil barrel with the words public use cabin stencilied on in white paint in the foreground. A rustic log building is in the background. This is Slaven's Roadhouse. Did You Know?
Located at regular intervals, Public Use Cabins are available for visitors along the Yukon River in Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve. They have wood-burning stoves and are stocked with firewood throughout the year.