Plan Your Visit


More information about the unique landscape of interior Alaska and planning your visit can be found at several Visitors Centers. Through conversations with staff, interpretive programs and exhibits, visitors can gain a better understanding of interior Alaskan refuges and their unique resources.

Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center

Learn more about exploring Arctic Alaska, its natural beauty, and the heritage of Native Athabascans in this world-class facility on the banks of the Chena River in downtown Fairbanks. Films about the history, culture, and landscape of interior Alaska are shown multiple times daily. Explore the exhibits celebrating Athabascan culture and Alaska’s natural wonders all year-round. 

101 Dunkel Street • Fairbanks, AK 99701 • 907.459.3700  Website

Arctic Interagency Visitor Center

Located 275 miles north of Fairbanks, the Arctic Interagency Visitor Center is open from May until September. This Center is supported through a partnership between the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the National Park Service and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The Center is located near three national wildlife refuges (Arctic, Kanuti, and Yukon Flats), Gates of the Arctic National Park & Preserve, and the BLM Dalton Highway Corridor. While at the center, receive help planning a backcountry adventure, attend an area orientation, explore the center's wooded trails or enjoy an educational movie.

Milepost 175, Dalton Highway • Coldfoot, AK 99701 • 907.678.5209