Alaska is unique within the National Park Service. Parks in Alaska make up over half (60%) of all the land within the National Park System and include the most remote parks with more than 3,095 miles of coastline and 52 million acres of designated wilderness. Alaska also has the only Arctic parks in the nation.
Alaska's Active Geology
Alaska's dynamic geology includes active volcanoes and glaciers as well as fossils.
Last updated: September 24, 2020