Visitor Activities

Hunting - Caribou and reindeer were introduced to several of the Alaska Maritime Refuge islands during World War II and the Cold War to provide emergency food for military serving at isolated outposts.

Wildlife Viewing - Abundant, unique and charismatic species make wildlife watching on this refuge a joy. 

Bird Viewing Flock to Alaska Maritime Refuge’s birding hot spots just as the seabirds, endemics, and birds from Asia do.