• Rafters on the Alganak Wild River

    Alagnak

    Wild River Alaska

Transportation & Guide Services

A complete list of transportation and guide services licensed to operate within the Alagnak Wild River is available from the Office of Concession Operations. The following types of services are included:

  • Air Taxi Services
  • Licensed Big Game Transporters
  • "Incidental" Hunt Transporters
  • Backpacking Guides
  • Hunting Guides
  • Watercraft (Boat) Charters
  • Kayaking Guides
  • Sportfishing Guides
  • Bear Viewing Guides
  • Photography Guides

Commercial operators must obtain a business permit from the National Park Service before providing services on any park lands or waters. This permit requires proof of liability insurance and ensures that operators provide park information (regulations, land status, and bear safety) to their clients; however, the permit does not review operator skills or business practices.

Did You Know?

Alagnak (Branch) River

In the local language, the word Alagnak means "making mistakes." According to a life-long area resident, "the channel is always changing, causing mistakes and getting lost." Every year the river changes and branches, which is why it is known locally as "Branch River."