• Aerial view of Aniakchak Caldera taken from northern rim

    Aniakchak

    National Monument & Preserve Alaska

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June 02, 2014
Fire Ban Lifted
Recent storms brought sufficient rain to Katmai National Park and Preserve, Alagnak Wild River and Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve to moderate the fire danger and allow park officials to lift the burn closure.

May 15, 2014
All Open Fires Prohibited in Katmai National Park and Preserve, Alagnak Wild River, and Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve
KING SALMON, Alaska - Effective immediately, Katmai National Park and Preserve, Alagnak Wild River, and Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve are prohibiting the use of all open fires in the park and preserves due to high fire danger.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Ash from the May 1931 eruption of Aniakchak fell at a rate of a pound per hour at the Chignik villages, 65 miles to the south. The blast was heard 200 miles away and the ash sprinkled the ground nearly 700 miles from the source. The eruption left a caldera 250 deep and one-half mile wide.