Wildlife Viewing

Overview

Whether you’re looking for tiny ice worms, colorful songbirds, or giant coastal brown bears, watching Alaska’s wild creatures in their natural setting is a thrill for Alaskans and visitors alike.

Alaska’s wildlands are vast and finding wildlife often requires knowledge and preparation. The state’s wildlife viewing program can point out viewing opportunities throughout the state, help you learn about Alaska’s wildlife, and provide safety tips.

Take a tip from Albert Einstein who said, “Joy in looking and comprehending is nature's most beautiful gift,” and enjoy Alaska’s wildlife!

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Viewing Information

Kodiak refuge in Kodiak
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Did You Know?

NASA is studying the tiny worms that live in glacier ice. Their ability to tolerate cold may offer clues to the possibility of life on Jupiter’s icy moons and other planets. The work could also help improve the cold storage of organs for transport.