Basic Information

1000 Silver St., Bldg. 603
PO Box 7
KIng Salmon, AK 99613

Located on the Alaska Peninsula, 450 miles southwest of Anchorage, Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve is inaccessible by road. Notoriously bad weather makes access to Aniakchak unpredictable. Drop-offs and/or pick-ups may be significantly delayed.

Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve

Aniakchak National Monument is a truly primitive environment with no federally-maintained public facilities. The NPS imposes no operating hours or seasonal restrictions. Access to and movement within Aniachak, however, may be limited or restricted at any time depending upon prevailing weather conditions.

Standard Hours

  • Sunday: Open 24 hours
  • Monday: Open 24 hours
  • Tuesday: Open 24 hours
  • Wednesday: Open 24 hours
  • Thursday: Open 24 hours
  • Friday: Open 24 hours
  • Saturday: Open 24 hours

When you visit, be prepared to encounter all types of weather. On average, wet and cool conditions predominate in spring, summer, and fall. Strong winds can delay the departure and arrival of boats and floatplanes.

Entrance Fees:

No Entrance Fee - $0.00

There is no fee to enter Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve

King Salmon Visitor Center

Located at the King Salmon Airport, this visitor center provides information on public lands on the northern Alaska Peninsula and Southwest Alaska. A large collection of films are available for viewing and an AGA bookstore sells maps, books, and other park-related items.

Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve is a truly primitive landscape with no federally-maintained public facilities. The National Park Service imposes no operating hours or seasonal restrictions. Access to and movement within Aniakchak, however, may be limited or restricted at any time depending upon prevailing weather conditions and/or volcanic activity.

Please also be aware that in-holdings of private property exist within the monument and preserve. At no time is it permissible to enter private lands without prior consent from the landowner. Please respect the rights of property owners and avoid illegal trespassing.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 245
KIng Salmon, AK 99613

Phone:

(907) 246-3305

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