Lake Clark National Park and Preserve is a land of stunning beauty. Volcanoes steam, salmon run, bears forage, and craggy mountains reflect in shimmering turquoise lakes. Here, too, local people and culture still depend on the land and water. Venture into the park to become part of the wilderness.
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Lake Clark preserves the ancestral homelands of the Dena'ina people, an intact ecosystem at the headwaters of the largest sockeye salmon fishery in the world, and a rich cultural wilderness.
Meanings of Dena’ina Tinitun (Trails)
The cultural value of tinitun (trails) have deep, multilayered meanings and uses in inland Dena’ina tradition.
Backpacking in Alaska
Get acquainted with what makes backpacking in Alaska unique and familiarize yourself with these backcountry tips before you plan your trip.
Most visitors travel to Lake Clark via small plane. Safety in this remote place depends on more than just a pilot's skill.
A Day on the Lake Clark Coastline
Watch the park's coastal orientation film. Learn more about bear viewing.
Lesson Plans for 6-12th Grade Teachers
Bring Lake Clark to your classroom by using one of our curriculum-based lesson plans.
Last updated: February 6, 2019