Alaska Public Rooms
Welcome to the BLM Alaska Public Rooms in Anchorage and Fairbanks! Our friendly staff are available to answer questions about mining claims, records, and recreation sites. While here, pick up brochures and maps to plan your next adventure! We also have a variety of online resources and are happy to assist over the phone.
Public Rooms have an in-person service aspect and an online services/helpful links gateway to frequently requested info. Call ahead and make an appointment to talk to our talented resource staff.
Payment of mining claim fees and filing of paperwork
Casefiles: associated with Native allotment applications, State of Alaska selection applications, Regional and Village corporation selection applications, mining claim applications and more
Informational Books and Reference Material including Audit of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System, Code of Federal Regulations, Oil and Gas Leases in Seward Peninsula, Public Land Laws of Alaska, Townsite Tract Books, Resource Management Plans, and NEPA documents.
Conveyance Documents such as Interim Conveyances (ICs), Patents, Native Allotment Certificates.
Survey Information including plats (Rectangular Net Surveys, U.S. Surveys, State Tideland and Townsite Surveys) as well as survey field notes.
Aperture Cards containing copies of old patents, certificates, and surveys not available online.
Brochures and posters galore! Recreation, mining, wildlife, and more.
America the Beautiful Passes
Every Kid in a Park Passes
Online resources and services
- Land Records and Legal Research
Spatial Data Management System (SDMS)
Lands, Minerals and Realty Interactive Map
White Mountains National Recreation Area Information
Collecting Fossils and Artifacts
Annual Mining Claim Forms
- Small Miner Waiver Form 3830-2
- Maintenance Fee Form 3830-5a (Placer)
- Maintenance Fee Form 3830-5 (Lode, Mill, and Tunnel Sites)
- Affidavit of Assessment Form 3830-004
- Passes - Skip the line and buy online!
America the Beautiful Passes - The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass is your ticket to more than 2,000 sites of incomparable wonder across the United States. It covers entrance fees at National Parks and National Wildlife Refuges, as well as standard amenity fees (day use) at lands managed by the US Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation and the Army Corps of Engineers. Passes include the Annual Pass, Military Annual Pass (Current Military and Dependents), Military Lifetime Pass (Gold Star Families and Veterans), Volunteer Pass, Senior Annual Pass, Senior Lifetime Pass, and Access Pass. Please remember when making your purchase that Interagency Passes are non-refundable, non-transferable, cannot be extended and cannot be replaced if lost or stolen.
Through the searchable Public Room list below, find and download frequently requested documents.