No Lines, No Waiting!

Given its remote location and challenging weather conditions, Aniakchak is one of the most wild and least visited in places in the National Park System. This landscape is a vibrant reminder of Alaska's location in the volcanically active "Ring of Fire" as it is home to an impressive six mile (10 km) wide, 2,500 ft (762 m) deep caldera formed during a massive volcanic eruption 3,500 years ago.


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Rafting the Aniakchak River

The Aniakchak River presents an exciting challenge to even the most experienced river runners.

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Aniakchak is Bear Country!

To ensure the safety of both people and bears, visitors should familiarize themselves with some general guidelines for traveling in bear country.

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Extra! Extra!

Read all about Aniakchak! Download the latest edition of The Novarupta, the official newspaper and trip planner of Alagnak, Aniakchak, and Katmai.

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