National Bison Day Event

Bison Hall at AWCC Mile 79 Seward Highway, Portage, AK, United States

Join us at AWCC to celebrate National Bison Day and the reintroduction of wood bison to Alaska. From 11:30AM - 1:30PM learn from Naturalists in Bison Hall through hands-on biofact exploration, wood bison reintroduction videos, and a wood bison themed crafts. The Be Wild Gift Shop will be offering 10% off bison merchandise all day! […]

Paint an Antler 2023

Bison Hall at AWCC Mile 79 Seward Highway, Portage, AK, United States

AWCC’s Paint an Antler event is back by popular demand! Come express your creative side at the AWCC on Sunday, March 12th, 2023, where an antler from one of AWCC’s resident animals is your canvas. Every year, antlered animals shed their old antlers and grow new ones in the summer. We collect them, and now […]

Military Mondays

Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center Mile 79 Seward Highway, Portage, AK, United States

The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center thanks the members of the United States Armed Forces. To show our appreciation, we are offering *free* admission on the first Monday of each month from October through April to all active duty and retired military personnel and their dependents. See you then! 2023 Dates: January 2, 2023 | February […]

Easter Extravaganza 2023

Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center Mile 79 Seward Highway, Portage, AK, United States

Join AWCC and the Easter Bunny on Easter Sunday, April 9th for an Easter Egg-xtravaganza! Below is the fun-filled schedule for the day: 10:30AM - 1:30PM Easter Bunny Photo Ops Location 10:30AM - 12PM Bison Hall Area Location 12:15PM - 1:30PM Bears Amphitheater 11AM - Easter Egg Hunt Location - Inside Bison Hall - Doors […]

FREE Admission for Moms on Mother’s Day!

Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center Mile 79 Seward Highway, Portage, AK, United States

We would like to say thank you to all the mothers for everything they do with free admission to all mothers on Mother’s Day! Bring mom for a visit on May 14th, 2023. Come explore the sanctuary and share this special day with Alaska’s wildlife! Tour the center by riding your bike, walking, or driving […]

Summer Hummingbird Days

Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center Mile 79 Seward Highway, Portage, AK, United States

Join us at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center for Rufous Hummingbird banding demonstrations and presentations with biologists from US. Fish & Wildlife and AWCC's naturalists. Summer Hummingbird Days Program Schedule 9:00am – 2:00pm Banding demos, activities, and talks will all be happening in and around Bison Hall 9:00-10:00am Hummingbird Banding Demos as birds visit the […]

Free with Admission

Military Mondays

Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center Mile 79 Seward Highway, Portage, AK, United States

The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center thanks the members of the United States Armed Forces. To show our appreciation, we are offering *free* admission on the first Monday of each month […]

Spot the Grinch, Get a Prize

Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center Mile 79 Seward Highway, Portage, AK, United States

Visit the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center on a Saturday in December (through December 23) to see if you can spot the Grinch on property! The Grinch will be lurking around the sanctuary in a bid to steal Christmas. If you spot the Grinch you will be able to grab a prize from the Grinch's bag! https://youtu.be/8hUCT60e2BE Who […]

Military Mondays

Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center Mile 79 Seward Highway, Portage, AK, United States

The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center thanks the members of the United States Armed Forces. To show our appreciation, we are offering *free* admission on the first Monday of each month from October through April to all active duty and retired military personnel and their dependents. See you then! 2023 Dates: December 4, 2023 2024 Dates: […]

Discover the WILD of Alaska and come meet the locals! Walk on the Wild Side Tours are available year-round and include an animal encounter. Summer Moose Encounters & Bear Encounters are available for online booking. Book early to ensure your spot!