Outdoor Adventure

a raft rests on the shore of a river with mountains in the background
The Tlikakila National Wild River flows through a narrow, scenic valley surrounded by jagged mountain peaks, making for a scenic float trip in Lake Clark National Park & Preserve. NPS Photo / Kevyn Jalone
Alaska's national parklands are an ultimate destination for outdoor adventure. The expansive wilderness of the 49th state is a playground for exploration, with soaring mountain peaks, glaciers, rushing rivers, dramatic coasts, and rolling tundra. No shortage of activities can be found here, from watching wildlife, hiking, camping, hunting, and winter sports to taking in the scenic views. The tales and opportunities for adventurers and expeditions in Alaska's parklands are innumerable- read about some of them below.

For inspiration in planning an Alaskan outdoor adventure of your own, explore Things to Do or Trip Ideas.
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