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Anchorage Alaska Center
 
Anchorage Alaska Public Lands Information Center seen from outside
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APLIC is conveniently located inside the Old Federal Building in downtown Anchorage
Adventures Begin Here

The Alaska Public Lands Information Center located in downtown Anchorage is the best way to ensure you will get the most out of your Alaskan experience. Staffed by National Park Rangers, the center offers a plethora of information: from one-on-one trip planning assistance, to brochures and maps, to camping destinations, safety tricks, and so much more.

The Center is a year-round facility welcoming nearly 80,000 visitors, locals, and students a year. Located in Anchorage's historic Federal Building, the center hosts exhibits representing natural, historical, and cultural features throughout the state. Wandering among the exhibits, visitors get a mini-tour of Alaska. One can also learn about recreating on public lands in the state as well as materials for educators to bring back to their classrooms. The Anchorage Center has it all. 

"We initially visited to use the bathrooms but ended up staying for several hours... This is well worth a visit." -TripAdvisor review


Discover Something New

There much to explore at the Alaska Public Lands Information Center including:
  • Natural history & cultural exhibits
  • FREE maps and brochures of Alaska's public lands
  • Interactive computers with maps of Alaska
  • Multiple scavenger hunts
  • Award-winning movies
  • Junior Ranger books
  • Knowledgeable National Park Service staff and Volunteers 

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The South face of the sharply pointed Mount St Elias is covered in snow. Did You Know?
Mount Saint Elias in Wrangell-St Elias National Park & Preserve is located only 10 miles from the head of Icy Bay and stands at 18,008 feet. Due to the proximity to ocean waters, it has the highest coastal vertical relief of any mountain in the world.