Kristin Creek Fire Burning in Stony River Country
On the evening of June 18th a wildfire ignited by lightning was discovered by National Park Service volunteers. The Kristin Fire is located in the northwest corner of Lake Clark NP&P near Kristin Creek. More »
Safety Requires Self Sufficiency and Preparation
Lake Clark is a wilderness park, exceptionally remote and isolated. For any wilderness trip, we caution that visitors and hikers must be knowledgeable and prepared. Adventures in the park demand self-sufficiency. Help may be days away.
If you have additional questions, rangers at the field headquarters (907-781-2218) or visitor center (907-781-2114) will be happy to assist you.
For more information on staying safe in the Alaskan wilderness, check the State of Alaska's safety site.
Did You Know?
Berries are an important traditional food for the Dena'ina Athabascan people of the Lake Clark region. Seven different kinds of berries are available in the summer and fall, including blueberries, cranberries, and salmonberries.