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Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center

Anchorage, Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center
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Seward Highway, Portage, Alaska
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Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center is a leading nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting the valuable animal culture of the beautiful state. Through rehabilitation programs for all different kinds of animal species, the center works to enhance our connection to the natural world of Alaska and beyond. Educational programs for people of all ages are available to help visitors learn about the special Alaskan wildlife and create a connection between nature and humans.



- 10am-5pm, Summer 8am-8pm


- Adults $12.50, Children $9.00
Annual AWCC Pumpkin Run is an event in the fall that features local businesses and visitors donating pumpkins for the animals.
AWCC is open year round, seven days a week. September 14-February 28 hours are 10- 5pm; In the spring (March 1 - May 14) hours are 10am-6pm; In the summer (May 13- September 13) the hours are extended to 8am-8pm


How is the Wildlife Conservation Center different from the Alaska Zoo?

AWCC is a 170 acre nature preserve where families can drive around and experience Alaskan animals like bears, elk, moose and eagles.

What are best months to visit when most animals are out?

Summertime is the best time to see a large amount of wildlife when you visit AWCC.

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