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Alagnak Wild River


Alagnak Wild River, national wild and scenic river established in 1980. Located in southwestern Alaska, the Alagnak River originates at Kukaklek Lake in the Katmai National Park and Preserve and flows for 111 km (69 mi).

National Park Service
P.O. Box 245
King Salmon, Alaska 99613

907-246-3305

Hours of Operation: The NPS imposes no operating hours or seasonal restrictions. Access to and movement within the Alagnak Wild River corridor, however, may be limited or restricted at any time depending upon prevailing weather conditions.

Alagnak Wild River, national wild and scenic river established in 1980. Located in southwestern Alaska, the Alagnak River originates at Kukaklek Lake in the Katmai National Park and Preserve and flows for 111 km (69 mi). The river has an abundance of rainbow trout and salmon and provides whitewater rafting and sportfishing. Brown bears, moose, wolves, and eagles live in the region. Alagnak Wild River is located in the beautiful Aleutian Range. The river provides unparalleled opportunities to experience the wilderness of the Alaska Peninsula.

Area (acres): 30,745

Getting There: Charter flights are available from Anchorage and King Salmon or access via power boat from any of the villages along the river.

Weather: Visitors to the park should have rain gear including water-proof foot gear and wool clothing.

Accessibility: N/A

Things to do at Alagnak Wild River

  • Birdwatching
  • Boating
  • Camping
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Swimming
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wilderness Area
  • Wildlife Viewing



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