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Logo bar of the Alaska Public Lands Information Center which are located in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Tok and Ketchikan
Yellowing aspen leaves frame a low mountain peak, white puffy clouds and a blue sky to form a lovely image of fall in Alaska.
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State of Alaska - Department of Natural Resources
 
Alaska Department of Natural Resources logo. A white circle with black lettering contains a spruce tree on the banks of a river. A snowcapped mountain and setting sun are in the background.
The Alaska DNR logo.
The Alaska Department of Natural Resources
“The Alaska Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is the state agency that administers the state’s programs for forestry, parks, recreational areas, land, water, agriculture, soil conservation, minerals and hydrocarbons.” 

DNR manages all state-owned land, water, and natural resources--excluding fish and game--on behalf of the people of Alaska. The department is split into seven divisions: Agriculture, Forestry, Geological & Geophysical Surveys, Mining, Land & Water, Oil & Gas, Parks & Outdoor Recreation, and Support Services.

Visit the DNR's official Website at http://dnr.alaska.gov

Learn more about different divisions and offices in DNR at http://dnr.alaska.gov/commis/pic/about.htm



Alaska State Parks logo
Alaska State Parks logo

Alaska State Parks
Alaska has 119state parks that cover 3.3 million acres of land! Alaska State Parks are great places to camp, rent public use cabins, hike, ski, and enjoy all sorts of outdoor recreation year round. Make sure to practice leave no trace and Tread Lightly! etiquette.


To find a park nearby, visit: http://dnr.alaska.gov/parks





 
Graphic image showing Alaska superimposed over the United States. Alaska covers much of the midsection of the country while the panhandle reaches the Carolinas and the Aleutian Islands stretch across Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and California. Did You Know?
Alaska encompasses 586,412 sq. miles, making it approximately 1/5 the size of the rest of the United States or larger than the combined area of the 22 smallest U.S. states! 85 percent of Alaska lands, or an area twice the size of Texas, are under federal and state ownership.