winter in alaska

Spring in Alaska is 6-8 weeks long, encompassing mid March to mid May.

  • Melting snow and rivers
  • Migrating birds returning
  • Snowshoe hare and ptarmigan changing colors with the seasons
  • Budding trees and blooming wildflowers
  • Returning daylight
  • Aurora Borealis (northern lights)
  • Fewer people
  • Limited amenities


SUMMER          FALL          WINTER