Learn About the Park

There's plenty to discover about a park that encompasses over 4 million acres. Learn something new today by exploring the pages in this section of Lake Clark's website.

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Explore the natural world in Lake Clark, including wildlife, plants, volcanoes, glaciers, and environmental issues that can impact the park.

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History & Culture

Lake Clark has a rich cultural tradition going back 10,000 years that includes Native Alaskans, American homesteaders, and Dick Proenneke.

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Facts and Stats

Find a few quick, fun facts and stats about Lake Clark.

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Research, Inventory, & Monitoring

Learn about the comprehensive suite of scientific research, inventory, and monitoring that scientists conduct in Lake Clark.

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Stay connected to what's happening at Lake Clark by browsing through recent press releases and archived news stories.


Review park laws and policies, and examine the projects and plans that guide management decisions.

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Photos & Multimedia

Photo galleries, high resolution, interactive panoramas, and park videos are great ways to explore Lake Clark from home.

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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.

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Download maps and more!

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Alaska Geographic Bookstore

Shop for items to bring Lake Clark into your home library.

Last updated: September 8, 2016

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Contact Info

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PO Box 227
Port Alsworth, AK 99653


907 644-3626

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