The Bush presents some of the world's best opportunities to participate in backcountry adventures, from canoeing to wildlife viewing. The following organizations can help you get in touch with your inner explorer and make sure you have all necessary permits and gear.
Alaska Department of Fish and Game. 1255 W. 8th St., Juneau, Alaska, 99811. 907/267–2253; 907/459–7346; 907/465–2376; www.adfg.alaska.gov.
Alaska Public Lands Information Center. 605 W. 4th Ave., Suite 105, Anchorage, Alaska, 99501. 907/644–3661; 866/869–6887; 907/459–3730; www.alaskacenters.gov.
Alaska State Parks Information. 550 W. 7th Ave., Suite 1260, Anchorage, Alaska, 99501. 907/269–8400; www.dnr.alaska.gov/parks.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 1011 E. Tudor Rd., Anchorage, Alaska, 99503. 907/786–3309; www.fws.gov/alaska.