Go wild with the Susitna River Coalition in celebration of Wild Salmon Day! Celebrate your love of Alaska salmon at the second annual state-wide Wild Salmon Day. Join fellow Alaskans on the lawn outside of the Susitna Salmon Center on Sunday, August 13, from 10:00-5:00 p.m. for a free family-friendly Wild Salmon Day celebration. We’ll have activities for adults and kids and wild Susitna River salmon samples. There will be fun, interactive ways to experience our watershed as well as opportunities to get involved in protecting it. Join us to celebrate one of Alaska’s greatest salmon producing rivers and the outstanding habitat the watershed provides.


Volunteers are needed – please email [email protected].org or call (907) 733-5400.

Schedule of Events:

10:00 – 1:00 | River Clean-up with the Denali National Park

1:00 – 3:30 | Wild Salmon Day BBQ – at the lawn of the Susitna Salmon Center – We’ll have free samples of wild Susitna River salmon, a salmon obstacle course for kids, salmon games for kids and adults, photo scavenger hunt, and action opportunities to protect the Susitna Watershed!

3:00 – 5:00 | Cake and live Music at the National Park Service building in celebration of their 100th Birthday!


Wild Salmon Day is an official Alaska State Holiday, declared by Governor Walker in 2016.

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