The Lake Clark area is special for its diversity of flowers, plants, trees, and lichen in a relatively small area. Four of the five biotic communities found in Alaska - coastal, lakes/rivers/wetlands, tundra, and forest - exist in the park.
An illustrated list of common plants can be found here.
For more information on the flowers, plants and trees found in the Lake Clark National Park and Preserve, visit the following websites:
Did You Know?
Earthquakes are common in the tectonically active Lake Clark area. The Alaska Peninsula is located on the Pacific "Ring of Fire" and has one of the highest earthquake frequencies in the world.