Brown building with walkway to front door.

Campbell Creek Science Center

Ignite Your Natural Curiosity

Located in Anchorage, Alaska, the Campbell Creek Science Center (CCSC) engages all learners in outdoor experiences that increase appreciation, connection, and stewardship of Alaska’s public lands and natural resources.

The Campbell Creek Science Center campus sits on the BLM Campbell Tract, a 730-acre parcel of public land with diverse habitats, wildlife, native vegetation, and 12 miles of public recreational trails.

Our talented and enthusiastic staff offer year-round programs, including guided hikes, educational field trips, special events, scientific lectures, and workshops.

Just like the seasons, activities are always changing at CCSC. Visit our activity calendar to learn about upcoming programs and events or email us at to sign up for our monthly Field Notes newsletter. 


Facility Hours:

 Monday - Friday, 9 a.m.— 4 p.m.

  • Closed Federal Holidays. 
  • Gate Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m.— 5 p.m. 
  • Closed Federal Holidays.

CCSC routinely hosts programs outside of the standard hours. Check the posted gate signs for specific closing hours. 

Contact Us
  • Mailing Address:
    • Bureau of Land Management
    • Campbell Creek Science Center
    • 5600 Science Center Road
    • Anchorage, AK 99507
  • Phone Number: (907) 267-1247
  • TTY/Relay System: 711
  • Fax: (907) 267-1258
  • Email:
  • Take Elmore Road from Tudor, Dowling, 68th, or Abbott.
  • Just south of the Elmore Rd./68th Ave. stoplight, go east onto BLM Road near the large brown sign saying “Campbell Tract.”
  • Travel 50 yards to a “Y” in the road and go left onto Science Center Drive, following the large black “Campbell Creek Science Center” sign.
  • Travel ¾ mile on Science Center Drive to the large CCSC parking lot at the end of the road. Please park here.
  • Follow the paved path lined with fish art near the large black CCSC sign around to the front of the CCSC building and you’ve arrived! 
Map showing the location of Campbell Creek Science Center.



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