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

The striated Ruth Glacier in Denali National Park is a river of ice cutting between craggy mountain peaks dusted with snow. The sky is partly cloudy and shadows fall across the scene. Did You Know?
Alaska's 100,000-plus glaciers cover over 16,000 sq mi. In Wrangell-St Elias National Park, the Malaspina is the largest piedmont glacier in the world, the Bagley Icefield is the largest non-polar icefield in North America, and the Bering is the largest glacier in North America.