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Logo bar of the Alaska Public Lands Information Centers which are located in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Tok and Ketchikan
A blue and white tree swallow, perched on a branch, looks to the camera.
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Medium range profile shot of a musher in a heavy fur coat with a team of 8 dogs running across a flat snowy area. A dark spruce forest and an overcast sky are in the background. Did You Know?
Alaska's state sport is dog mushing. The Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race runs from Fairbanks to Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, alternating each year in February, while the Iditarod Sled Dog Race runs from Willow to Nome during the first weekend of March each year.
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