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1 Portage Glacier Road, Girdwood, Anchorage, AK 99587
+1 907-783-2025
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Great fir young children

My grandson enjoyed the new born wildlife- nice shop and staff- most wig life viewed in a car drive... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2017
Anchorage, Alaska
Puts you Up Close with the Wildlife

It is now known as the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, but does a great job of getting people... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2015
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26 Mar 2017
“Great fir young children”
16 Nov 2015
“Puts you Up Close with the Wildlife”
1 Portage Glacier Road, Girdwood, Anchorage, AK 99587
+1 907-783-2025

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Reviewed 27 March 2017

My grandson enjoyed the new born wildlife- nice shop and staff- most wig life viewed in a car drive around with good info

Thank Cocokayak
Reviewed 17 November 2015

It is now known as the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, but does a great job of getting people up close to the animals. The Bears are obviously a huge attraction with both brown and black bears, and the feeding time is always interesting, although disappointing...More

Thank Leaddog83
Reviewed 2 September 2012

Way to see animals in a zoo like setting. Most of the animals have a sad story as to how they arrived at the facility. You can spend as much time or as little as you want as it is self-paced. We killed time waiting...More

2  Thank Mustang2447
Reviewed 30 August 2012

It was a ok experience, animals were in good shape and easily viewed! Nice gift store with some interesting souvenirs. Had seen all the animals in the wild which is much more exciting. However for some of our older folks or people with handicaps it...More

2  Thank Timmm
Reviewed 5 August 2012

Oh Yeah! This place rocks!! The animals are close the the fences so you can get photos that look like there isnt a fence. I had fun fooling the folks back home with my close up bear photo.

1  Thank Amber J
Reviewed 23 July 2012

This was a great thing to do in the rain. You can drive around the park and view the animals from the dry car.

1  Thank FunnygirlVA
Reviewed 11 July 2012

This si where we saw our first Big Game in Alaska. They were seen just as we got on the tram and then from in the air while riding up to the Ski area.

Thank travelingchinadoll
Reviewed 20 February 2012

Not real wild about this property. I guess if a person has never seen some of these critters before it might be OK, but definitely not a destination in and of itself, and in my opinion, not worth the cost of admission. Definitely not for...More

1  Thank David G
Reviewed 13 February 2012

It's now known as the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center and is NOT located in Girdwood, but 10 miles further down the Seward Highway at the mouth of the Portage River valley.  That said, the center is the best place to see up-close-and-personal some of the...More

4  Thank Roadlesstrvled
Reviewed 30 January 2012

This place is pretty cool. They have raised orphaned animals native to Alaska and have them in large enclosures (basically a small game preserve) to be viewed by the public in a safe-yet-natural setting. Make sure you check the hours of operation (different in summer...More

2  Thank Matt C
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