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Matanuska Valley — Moose Range

The Matanuska Valley State Moose Range is open to most public uses provided the activity does not damage the range’s resources, disturb wildlife or disrupt existing public uses. Allowed activities generally include hunting, trapping, fishing, wildlife watching, hiking, boating, snow machining, and camping.

Other land use activities are regulated by the Department of Natural Resources. Contact their Public Information Center to determine if your proposed activity requires a permit or lease.

For more information on the Matanuska Valley Moose Range please refer to the Matanuska Valley Management Plan (PDF 16,795 kB). For current land status information, see the Matanuska Valley Land Status Map (PDF 1,928 kB). You may also download the KML file which depicts the refuge area boundary.