Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, Girdwood

4.5
Experience Alaska’s diverse wildlife and breathtaking scenery at Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. Set on over 69 hectares (170 acres) of land, the center is dedicated to education and the preservation of Alaskan wildlife, housing an assortment of endangered animals native to the state. Meander through the park in your car or on foot, stopping to admire the animal residents, including dozens of elk, moose, musk oxen, and Hugo, the center’s beloved grizzly bear. For an extra fee, you can opt to take a behind-the-scenes tour of the facility to learn more about the animals and their trainers and to gain access to some of the park’s off-limits animal enclosures. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Anchorage holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Well worth your time to stop and see these animals that you might otherwise not see on your trip to Alaska.  more »
  • Impressive was the ability to drive to all exhibits with an elderly disabled passenger. We were also impressed with the large enclosures for the rescued animals. We were able to see some animals we’ve...  more »
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  • I really enjoy this wildlife center. There are a lot of cool animals and I love that we can go at our own pace. The bears and wolves were especially awesome. And for the price is very reasonable. Definitely check it out especially if you didn't get to see all of the animals you were hoping to see while visiting Alaska. This place has most of them other than fish
  • Amazing place to see and learn about Alaskan animals! We saw bison, bears, wolves, and so much more up close and personal! The venue and building is beautiful. The park is not very wheelchair accessible since it has a lot of gravel but you are able to drive around and see animals from the car. The cost of admission is worth is because it goes to the rehabilitation and care of these animals!

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