• Autumn photo of Lake Clark and the Aleutian Range in Lake Clark National Park & Preserve

    Lake Clark

    National Park & Preserve Alaska

Nearby Attractions

a general map of southwest alaska showing park areas around lake clark

The Alaska Peninsula area offers boundless recreational opportunities. Nearby national parks include:

The U.S Fish and Wildlife Service manages Becharof National Wildlife Refuge and the State of Alaska manages McNeil River State Game Sanctuary. To the northwest, Wood-Tikchik State Park is a favorite of rafters, kayakers, and wildlife viewers.

The towns of King Salmon and Iliamna have daily scheduled flights from Anchorage and if you'd like to take a road trip, Homer and Kenai/Soldotna are only a few hours away on the Sterling Highway.

Did You Know?

Matt Nieminen on the floats of his plane.

Pilot Matt Nieminen was the first to fly into Lake Clark country in 1930, in a Waco 10 biplane on floats. Nieminen is seen here on the floats of a Fairchild 71 at Two Lakes, just after he became the first to fly over Mt. McKinley in it.