Plan Your Visit
Aniakchak is truly a wild and unpredictable place. For the prepared visitor however, these very characteristics can make for the adventure of a lifetime.
Visitors are encouraged to (and should expect to) invest a significant amount of time and energy in planning their visit. For more information, contact Aniakchak National Monument & Preserve headquarters in King Salmon, AK. The King Salmon Visitor Center, in partnership with the Alaska Geographic Association, offers maps, books, and other useful trip planning literature.
Did You Know?
Vent Mountain is actually a volcano within a volcano. It looms 2,200 feet (670 meters) above the Aniakchak Caldera floor. Numerous similar lava flows have occured within Aniakchak National Monument & Preserve.