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.

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Wildlife Parks

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

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.