The Alaska Peninsula area offers boundless recreational opportunities. Nearby national parks include Katmai National Park and Preserve, Alagnak Wild River, and Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve. 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.
Did You Know?
Willow ptarmigan, found across southwest Alaska, are white in the winter and brown in the summer. These notoriously slow birds need extra camouflage from predators!