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Matanuska Valley — Moose Range
Area Overview

Photo of a moose The 130,000 acre Matanuska Valley State Moose Range was created by the Alaska State Legislature in 1984 to maintain, improve, and enhance moose populations and habitat and other wildlife resources of the area, and to perpetuate public multiple use of the area. The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) manages the area in cooperation with the Department of Fish & Game. More information is available at DNR’s Matanuska Valley Moose Range website.

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