Stunning Wilderness

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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2018 Proposed Compendium Changes

The comment period for the Superintendent's Compendium is open January 15–February 15, 2018 at 10:00pm Alaska Standard Time.

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Bear Viewing

Bear viewing is one of the park's most popular activities. Learn more about bear viewing best practices.

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Aviation Safety Tips

Most visitors travel to Lake Clark via small plane. Safety in this remote place depends on more than just a pilot's skill.

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Lesson Plans for 6-12th Grade Teachers

Bring Lake Clark to your students by using one of our lesson plans in your classroom.

A plume of steam rises from a snow and ice-capped volcano on a clear day. Photo by Dennis Anderson.


Discover the science behind Lake Clark's two active volcanoes, Redoubt and Iliamna.

Last updated: January 12, 2018

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Port Alsworth, AK 99653


(907) 781-2218

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