• Aerial view of Aniakchak Caldera taken from northern rim


    National Monument & Preserve Alaska

Things To Know Before You Come

No visitor to Aniakchak should attempt to plan and carry out a trip based solely on the information in this website. For a safe and successful Aniakchak adventure, however, all visitors must be prepared for extreme weather and the likelihood of encounters with brown bears.

With the exception of some guide services, visitor interaction with commercial services at Aniakchak ends after being dropped off by air taxi.

Then, you're on your own!

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Most visitors to Aniakchak Caldera are dropped-off by plane on Surprise Lake, a 2.5 mile long lake in the northeast section of the caldera.