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Alaska Public Lands Information Center

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Address: Fairbanks, AK
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Downtown area resource center for those interested in visiting recreational...

Downtown area resource center for those interested in visiting recreational areas.

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Great source of information!

This info. center was very well thought out--a great source of information about Fairbanks & Alaska in general. The staff are friendly & a great source of information about... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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New Freedom, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

This info. center was very well thought out--a great source of information about Fairbanks & Alaska in general. The staff are friendly & a great source of information about things Alaska. Would highly recommend a visit here! And unlike many of the other museums, this Center is Free!

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North Pole, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

The Alaska Public Lands Information Center has a lot of great information of course but take the time to pick the brains of all their staff. They are extremely knowledgeable of not jut the immediate area but also all about Alaska.

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Thank Danihinkkanen
Titusville, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

This is just part of the Fairbanks, AK Welcome, Information, local Museum, etc, building. Probably of interest to hikes and backcounty adventure folks.

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Tualatin, Or.
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I felt it ruin the beautiful view. As I talked to local people, they are not happy about it. It sticks out like a sore thumb. Why would we do this to such beautiful land.

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Thank GrandmaandGrandpa3
Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

This is a great place to go to get information about the Federal Alaska Public Lands. The Rangers and Staff are all excellent speakers, enthusiastic about their work, and have a lot of great material to inform the tourist about the Public Lands. There is much to be learned which you might not expect. I would rate this as five... More 

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Mebane, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

The Public Lands info center is a great place for visiting educators. Lots of info is available that can be used in the classroom when studying US history, Alaska, the arctic, national parks and more. The staff is very helpful if you are planning backpacking/hiking trips in public use areas. They also have well designed informational displays about different regions... More 

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Thank Juanita W
Alaska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Let's see alaskan life in the bush. Life along the rivers. Great videos. Helpful staff. Also visitor center to get information on places to stay, visit, eat etc.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

The title says information center, and that is truly one of the things that is there. There are plenty of personnel to help you with things to do and to see in Alaska. The other thing that is here is a pretty good museum as well. Of course, it is all about Alaska. It is very well done. There are... More 

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Kabul
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I thought i'd jump in quickly for a map! LoL - the friendly ladies was well informed on all the questions and information sharing! Printed matter on everything - and more!, if ANY questions on the region and Fairbanks, thats the place! Well worth the visit!

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Thank Felix13Fell
Northborough, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

We always stop by to get information for our canoe trips in Alaska. If the staff don't have the information, they will provide you with contact phone numbers. There are also interesting movies available, a nice little museum, and lots of brochures.

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