Haines Wildlife Parks
Explore Haines’ wildlife parks and educational centers to witness Alaska’s extraordinary animals up close—from iconic bald eagles soaring above to marine life that inhabits the waters. Get ready to embark on a captivating journey through untamed wilderness.
This park about an hour’s drive from Haines is a tribute to owner Steve Kroschel, who has been working with wildlife for most of his 60 years, including an appearance on TV’s Late Show with Johnny Carson. The bond between Kroschel and his menagerie makes this park endearingly different.
The American Bald Eagle Foundation and Live Raptor Center is a non-profit education center located near the post office, a few blocks from downtown Haines. And in the summer, the center hosts live raptor programs featuring bald eagles, owls, hawks, and other birds of prey. The museum has an enormous room filled with realistic taxidermy displays of a wide variety of Alaskan critters. You’ll also find a variety of habitats and species ...more