• Wilderness Logo

    Celebrate Wilderness!

    Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act! Alaska refuges contain more than 18 million acres of these spectacular lands.

    Alaska Wild Facebook Page

  • Winding River

    Rich In Habitat

    Alaska Peninsula's diverse, wild habitat is vital to birds migrating from North America, Asia, and even farther afield.

    Wildlife & Habitat

  • Learning Geology in Chignik Bay

    Get Outside to Learn

    Customized environmental education programs get students outside to learn.

    Environmental Education

  • Dolly Varden Caught

    Successful Angling

    Dolly Varden char, lake trout, five kinds of salmon, Arctic grayling, and other fish can be caught in scenic locales.

    Plan Your Visit

Around The Refuge

Visitor Services Assistant needed for Summer 2018

February 21, 2018 Volunteer Konrad Patterson with local Home School Students 9-2017

One volunteer Visitor Services Assistant, with duties focusing on outreach and environmental education, is needed for a 12 -14 week position beginning in May for the Alaska Peninsula & Becharof National Wildlife Refuges, in King Salmon, Alaska. Benefits include airfare from a major US airport, housing, and some food expenditure in exchange for volunteering toward refuge activities. This is not a paid position.

Click here for more information on this great volunteer opportunity

Questions & Answers Cape Greig Haulout

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Question and answer document to provide information to the public about the Cape Greig Pacific walrus haulout which has recently formed.

Q & A with Map

Education Program Soars

Science Gals 2015

Our education program is thriving and growing! Learn more about the high-quality, hands-on, science-based programs we offer.

For Educators
What's Happening

Refuge Field Notes Articles

Wolf Education Program

Field Notes showcases the recent activities and accomplishments of the refuge. To find out the latest happenings on the Refuge visit our Field Notes Feed.

Field Notes Feed

About the Complex

Alaska Peninsula/Becharof

Alaska Peninsula National Wildlife Refuge is managed as part of the Alaska Peninsula/Becharof.

Read more about the complex
About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System


The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America's fish, wildlife, and plants.

Learn more about the NWRS