Our Mission: The Alaska Zoo is a 501(c)3 nonprofit dedicated to promoting conservation of Arctic, sub-Arctic and like climate species through education, research and community enrichment.

Serving Alaska's wildlife since 1969.

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The Kids Fun Run by Alaska McDonald's is Saturday, May 5th.  Register online

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Pin-Up Day at the Zoo

Do you love the 1950's pin-up style? Join the national pin-up day movement and visit us in your most dapper 1950's outfit! April 29th will be a day like no other. Help us spread the word!

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DAILY CRITTER CHATS

Zookeepers and zoo educators host informal talks scheduled daily at different animal habitats. Join us for a chat! We have our schedule listed on our Calendar of Events. Check it out!

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Kids Fun Run

On your marks, get set, run! Our zoo trails will be set up for young runners age 3 to 10 on Saturday, May 5th. This fun run for kids is sponsored by Alaska McDonald's. Register online!

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Bear Aware Event

Are you Bear Aware? We can all use a refresher on living safely in bear country. Bring your mom on Mother's Day, May 13th for a day of bear activities. Moms are FREE ENTRY on this day.

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