Forest Service reminds public of unguided Anan permits
June 14, 2023
The U.S. Forest Service again this year is making available permits for unguided visits to the Anan Wildlife Observatory, limited to four per day.
The permits must be requested in person at the Wrangell Ranger District office, up to one week in advance.
Permits, at $10 each, are required for visiting Anan from July 5 through Aug. 25, when the popular bear-viewing site is limited to 60 visitors a day on guided tours. The four unguided visitor permits are in addition to the 60.
“These (four) permits are for people arriving with their own means of transportation and visiting without any hire...