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

KidsDay at the zoo

We are part of the city-wide Anchorage's Promise KidsDay presented by AlaskaUSA! KIDS FREE ENTRY to the zoo on April 21st. Take a Premier Alaska Tours shuttle to the event.

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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!

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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!

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