• Rafters on the Alganak Wild River


    Wild River Alaska

Environmental Factors

The waters of the Alagnak Wild River support significant sockeye salmon spawning habitat for the Bristol Bay commercial fishery, one of the largest in the world. Recent water quality studies conducted in the area indicated pristine water quality conditions. Maintaining the pristine water quality on the Alagnak is the primary environmental concern to be attended to by the National Park Service.

Did You Know?

The Alagnak Wild River offers some of the best sport fishing in all of Alaska.

The Alagnak Wild River’s extraordinary rainbow trout, char, grayling, and abundant salmon are some of the most attractive sportfish in the world, and the river has become the most popular fly-in fishing location in all of southwest Alaska.