Visit Us

Learn more about how to get here, our hours, admission costs and everything else you need to know about the Wildlife Center.

Animal Clinic & Housing Fundraiser

Help us reach our $2 Million goal for a much needed new building.

Visit Us

Learn more about how to get here, our hours, admission costs and everything else you need to know about the Wildlife Center.

Animal Clinic & Housing Fundraiser

Help us reach the $2Million needed for a much needed new building.

View Our Shop

You can’t take the animals with you, but you can bring home lots of goodies from our store.

Meet the Locals

Get to know all the animals at the Wildlife Center

View Our Shop

You can’t take the animals with you, but you can bring home lots of goodies from our store.

Meet the Locals

Get to know all the animals at the Wildlife Center

The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center is a sanctuary dedicated to preserving Alaska’s wildlife through conservation, education, research, and quality animal care.

AWCC takes in injured and orphaned animals year-round and provides them with spacious enclosures and quality animal care. Most of the animals that arrive at the AWCC become permanent residents and will always have a home here.

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Donate Your Tree to the AWCC

Donate Your Tree to the AWCC

Wondering what to do with your Christmas tree now that the holidays are over? Why not donate your Christmas tree to AWCC? They're like giant, fluffy toys for our resident animals! Animals like Pip the rescued moose love to kick, play with, and nibble on Christmas...

Announcing Our Holiday Hours

Announcing Our Holiday Hours

With the arrival of the holiday season comes our special holiday hours! Be sure to come on out to the sanctuary to say hello to our animals and wish them a happy holidays. We look forward to seeing you!

The Grinch Has Come to the AWCC

The Grinch Has Come to the AWCC

Eek! The Grinch has been spotted lurking around the sanctuary in a bid to steal Christmas! Come on down to the AWCC on Saturday December 16th or 23rd to see if you can find the Grinch – prizes will be awarded to those who are able to find him! Good luck, Grinch...

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!