No Lines, No Waiting!
Given its remote location and notoriously bad weather, Aniakchak is one of the least visited units of the National Park System. A vibrant reminder of Alaska's location in the volcanically active "Ring of Fire," the monument is home to an impressive six-mile wide, 2,500 feet. deep caldera formed during a massive eruption 3,500 years ago.
Rafting the Aniakchak River
The Aniakchak River presents an exciting challenge to even the most experienced river runners.Read More
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.Read More
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Did You Know?
The Aniakchak (Big) River drops more than 1,000 feet in elevation within the first 15 miles leaving the caldera. The final 12 miles of the 27 mile river is a smooth, winding float along the open tundra. Watch for bears, moose, and other wildlife as you float.