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List of nature centers in Alaska


This is a list of nature centers and environmental education centers in the state of Alaska.

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Name Location Borough/Census Area Region Summary
Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center Homer Kenai Peninsula Southcentral Alaska website, partnership of the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge and the Kachemak Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, marine environment exhibits and art, education programs
Alaska Raptor Center Sitka Sitka Southeast Alaska 17 acres, raptor rehabilitation and education center
Campbell Creek Science Center Anchorage Anchorage Southcentral Alaska website, operated by the Bureau of Land Management in the 730-acre Campbell Tract, outdoor science education center
Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies Homer Kenai Peninsula Southcentral Alaska website, 140 acres, operates the Wynn Nature Center, open seasonally
Eagle River Nature Center Eagle River Anchorage Southcentral Alaska Located within 495,204-acre Chugach State Park, operated by the Friends of Eagle River Nature Center
Juneau Raptor Center Juneau Juneau Southeast Alaska Raptor rehabilitation and education center
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center Juneau Juneau Southeast Alaska Located in the Tongass National Forest and operated by the United States Forest Service, interprets natural history of the Mendenhall Glacier landscape
Murie Science and Learning Center Denali Alaska Interior Located in Denali National Park and Preserve, operated by the National Park Service and many partners, features exhibits, education programs and research
Prince William Sound Science Center Cordova Valdez–Cordova Southcentral Alaska website, research and education programs about Prince William Sound and Copper River Delta ecosystems
Spring Creek Farm Palmer Matanuska-Susitna Southcentral Alaska website, 800-acre working hay farm and forests, home to Alaska Pacific University's Kellogg Campus, outdoor and environmental education programs


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