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Alaska Parks and Recreation

Discover Alaska is an online directory designed to provide information on Alaska parks and wildlife areas for planning your vacations, travels, weekend getaways, or holiday adventures to Alaska!

This category contains Alaska Parks and Recreation resources and information on the state's parks, wildlife areas, recreation areas, historical properties, sightseeing and other areas of interest to visitors of this state.

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Kenai Fjords National Park

The Kenai Fjords reflect scenic icebound landscapes in which salt spray mixes with mountain mist. Located on the southeastern Kenai Peninsula, the national park is a pristine and rugged land supporting many unaltered natural environments and ecosystems.

Park Location: Kenai Peninsula

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Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park

This park celebrates the Klondike Gold Rush of 1897-98 through 15 restored buildings within the Skagway Historic District. Includes: Skagway Historic District - National Landmark Skagway Historic District - National Register Chilkoot Trail - National Landmark KLGO - National Register International Historical Park

Park Location: Inside Passage in Southeast Alaska

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Wrangell - St Elias National Park and Preserve

Largest unit of the National Park System; encompasses three mountain ranges and numerous glaciers. Includes: Kennecott Mines National Historic Landmark,Valdez Trail - Copper Bluff Segment, Malaspina Glacier National Natural Landmark, Chisana Historic Mining Landscape, and Bremner Historic Mining District.

Park Location: Southcentral Alaska

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Kobuk Valley National Park

Kobuk Valley National Park is encircled by the Baird and Waring mountain ranges. The park povides protection for several important geographic features ....

Park Location: Brooks Mountain Range

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Noatak National Park and Preserve

One of North America's largest mountain-ringed river basins with an intact ecosystem, the Noatak River environs features some of the Artic's finest arrays of plants and animals. Largest mountain-ringed river basin in the U.S. still virtually unaffected by humans. Includes: National Monument, Biosphere reserve, and Wilderness Area

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Yukon - Charley Rivers

Protects part of Yukon River and entire Charley River basin; contains remnants of gold rush settlements.Includes: National Preserve and National Monument

Park Location: Canadian border in Central Alaska

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Lake Clark National Park and Preserve

Lake Clark National Park and Preserve is a composite of ecosystems representative of many regions of Alaska. The spectacular scenery stretches from the shores of Cook Inlet, across the Chigmit Mountains, to the tundra covered hills of the western interior. Includes: National Monument Wilderness Area

Park Location: Anchorage, Kenai Peninsula

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Many of these Alaska park and recreation areas have activities such as biking, hiking, watersports, horseback riding, hunting, fishing, climbing, and skiing on the premises or nearby.

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