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Division of Parks & Outdoor Recreation

Kids To Parks Day

Alaska State Parks
Families to Parks

Upcoming Events

Mark your calendar for May 20, 2023 KIDS TO PARKS DAY event at Matanuska Lakes from noon-3 p.m.

We are partnering with Parks Ambassador- Erin Kirkland, The Boating Safety team and Special Guest- Ranger Tiffany Walters, from the Mat-Su Region. We will announce more details and additional partners as we get closer. Come play outside and see what Matanuska Lakes is all about!


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
DNR Public Information Center:
(907) 269-8400
DPOR Director's Office:
(907) 269-8700