“Would Give 10 Stars if I Could” – May 2023
“… unmatched by any tour, zoo or animal center you have ever been to.” ~ June 2022
“Best Wildlife Excursion Ever” – June 2022
“#1 highlight of our trip”- June 2022
“no way to properly describe this”- June 2022
“This is the most unique tour we have taken….definitely do this tour!” – July 2021
“Wow” , “Super ! Best 10+” , “Incredible Experience” — Reviews September 2019
“6 out of 5 stars …. best shore excursion ever” – June 2019
“The experience is one that is beyond words” – June 2019
“A real soul-lifting experience!” – June 2019
“…one of the best excursions of all time!” – September 2018
“By Far The Most Enthusiastic Tour I Have Ever Been On.” – August 2018
“Worth Every Penny and Every Minute”… – July 2017
“A Life Changing Experience” – July 2017
Samples from: Trip Advisor Review Report
“My single goal is to enkindle our visitors with an educative moment incorporating LIVING Alaskan wildlife that blows one’s hair back.
We provide a breathtaking window of ethological opportunity that enhances research, science, and educational wonder.”
— Steve Kroschel / Owner & Host
What is the Kroschel Wildlife Center?
Bare Bear Behind at the Kroschel Wildlife Center in Haines
Lynx ! The only Feline of the North! Photos courtesy Gayle Sheahen
The wildlife under Steve Kroschel’s care have educated , entertained and inspired tens of millions of people for nearly his entire life. Here is a tiny taste off the Youtube platform. To view larger versions, click the youttube logo in each.
Location: We are located approximately 28 miles north of Haines, Alaska. Turn right off the Haines Highway onto Mosquito Lake Road. Travel 1.8 miles down Mosquito Lake Road and you will see our sign on the left hand side. Someone will greet you there! Please note, reservations are required.
Tours: Feature opportunities for up-close and personal experiences with over 15 species of Alaskan Wildlife!
Some species include grizzly bear, wolf, moose, lynx, fox, reindeer, porcupine, snowy owl, wolverine and more!
Photography: Guided tours offer unparalleled opportunities to photograph animals in their natural environments. There is easy walking on our 600 yards of groomed trail, perfect for young and old alike!
Gift Shop: Unique. Something for just about everybody that visits that carries the theme and essence of the experience. Usually handmade by Alaskans!
Garrett and Isis celebrate spring
IMAX crew from MacGillivray Freeman Films shoot sequence with pine marten! – Fall 2019
7 year-old Juniper Brownell raising “Luna” the Brooks Range wolf pup – Summer 2020
HELP US CARE FOR THE ANIMALS AT THE KROSCHEL WILDLIFE CENTER Go-Fund-Me
Kratt Brothers from PBS shoot wolverines with Steve – Fall 2019
What People Are Seeing
This is a sampling of one guest’s experiences on a tour of some of the animals in July 2018. View now…
(thanks to Jerry Turner)
What People are Saying
What People are saying about the Kroschel Wildlife Park:
“A Real Find”
“A MUST see!”
“A RARE FIND!”
KTUU T.V. , Anchorage
Voted best tour in Southeast Alaska!
Cruise Ship’s “pick of the Port!”
Consistently top ranking tour on Princess Cruise Lines and Holland America
“A must see”— Alaska Magazine January 2019 Issue!
Australian Comedy Duo Hamish and Andy join Steve to shoot Wolverines – May 2019
Watch the Crotch
Steve putting “Jasper” the wolverine in trancelike state by massaging its gums for dental health checkup. No sedatives necessary. Just be careful when the beast wakes up! ( July 2020 ).