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Division of Parks & Outdoor Recreation

Kids To Parks Day

Alaska State Parks
Families to Parks

Kids to Parks DAY

Settler's Cove CabinSaturday, May 16, 2020: Join Alaska State Parks and AKontheGO for Kids to Parks Day ( A national event) in Ketchikan on May 16!**

--We will be at Settlers Cove from 12 noon-4 pm

--We will have activities for all ages: an art project, a scavenger hunt, Ranger walks with Ranger Ostby. We will be giving away our 50th Anniversary Posters as we are celebrating our 50th all year!

**This is a family event for parents and caregivers to enjoy with their kids.

Current Partners: AKontheGO, Ketchikan Visitors Bureau, Ketchikan State Parks, Subway and the ASP Ketchikan Citizen’s Advisory Board.

If you are interested in partnering with Families to Parks, send an email to wendy.sailors@alaska.gov.


Bring your family to our series of quarterly events at a different State Park area each season, highlighting kid-friendly activities in Alaska State Parks. At these events, learn hands-on skills like fishing, camping, hiking, biking, and planning and packing for each. Details about our winter event is coming soon so stayed tuned here or follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

Mission Statement

"The Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation provides outdoor recreation opportunities and conserves and interprets natural, cultural, and historic resources for the use, enjoyment, and welfare of the people."

Accessibility Notice

Division of Parks & Outdoor Recreation

Atwood Building
550 West 7th Avenue
Suite 1380
Anchorage, AK 99501
Phone: (907) 269-8700
Fax: (907) 269-8907