US-Parks.com: America's National Parks and Road Trip Planning Find Your Park Road Trip Activities Nature

University of Alaska Museum of the North

Description:

This museum curates, studies, and exhibits fossil collections from the public lands administered by BLM in Alaska. The museum collection includes more than 1,000 bones from at least 6 varieties of dinosaurs from the Late Cretaceous Period (65 to 72 million years ago). Pleistocene (10-thousand-year-old to 2-million-year-old) fossils include mammoths, saber tooth tigers, bison, mastodons, camels and many other fauna.

Directions:

Drive to the University of Alaska campus on the west side of Fairbanks and follow the signs to the museum on Yukon Dr.

Phone:

800.437.7021

Email:

AK_FDO_GeneralDelivery@blm.gov

Address:

Bureau of Land Management Fairbanks District Office 1150 University Avenue Fairbanks, AK 99709

Activities:

Interpretive Programs

Organization:

BLM - Bureau of Land Management

Featured Outdoor Gear

$129.95
With the huge field of vision you'll get with these goggles you'll have no excuse for not seeing that powder stash...
Price subject to change | Available through Backcountry.com

National Park Spotlight
Bryce Canyon National Park
Bryce Canyon National Park
Featured Wildlife
Maine Puffins
Maine Puffins


Maine ocean islands provide the only nesting sites for Atlantic puffins in the United States. Eastern Egg Rock in the midcoast region, Seal Island and Matinicus Rock at the mouth of Penobscot Bay, and Machias Seal Island and Petit Manan Island off the downeast coast provide habitat for more than 4,000 puffins each summer.