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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Duration:
10 minutes

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.

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Traveling to Lake Clark

There are no roads here. Traveling to the park requires a plane or a boat. Here's how to start your adventure.

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A Day on the Lake Clark Coastline

Watch the park's coastal orientation film. Learn more about bear viewing.

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Aviation Safety

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 classroom by using one of our curriculum-based lesson plans.

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Things to Do in Port Alsworth

Port Alsworth is home to Lake Clark's Field Headquarters and the park's only established trail system.

Last updated: September 11, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 226
Port Alsworth, AK 99653

Phone:

(907) 781-2218

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