Logo bar of the Alaska Public Lands Information Centers which are located in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Tok and Ketchikan
The uniformed park ranger and a group of walking tour participants stand on a platform overlooking a body of water with mountains in the background
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Captain Cook Walking Tours
Captain Cook statue
The Captain Cook statue in downtown Anchorage looks out towards the Inlet
11 am and 3:15 pm daily from Memorial Day to Labor Day

Set sail on voyage of discovery with a National Park Service ranger as they follow Captain Cook on his final adventure in search of the fabled Northwest Passage. In 1778, Cook’s ships navigated down the Bering Straight enduring extreme weather and immense ice fields. Although they were unsuccessful in finding a passage between the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans, James Cook and his crew traveled far along the remote Alaskan coastline. Their observations of Aleutian volcanoes and arctic wildlife were recorded in detailed journals that have been studied subsequent explorers, historians, and scientists throughout time. 

Tours run every day during the summer season- Memorial Day to Labor Day -and last approximately 45 minutes. Tour groups meet and leave from the front steps of the Alaska Public Lands Information Center. They will leave promptly at the scheduled time. 

Note: This Embedded video resides on the official Alaska National Park YouTube channel

Landscape view of Potter Marsh with flat, clear water and brown and yellow grasses stretching toward the mountains on the horizon. Did You Know?
There are 200 recognized mountains, over 60 glaciers, and 30 lakes and ponds within the Chugach National Forest and State Park - all located within 50 miles of Anchorage.