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Denali Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 25.30 miles

The Denali Wilderness now contains a total of 2,124,783 acres and is managed by the National Park Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Alaska. In 1980 the Denali Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "......


Denali National Park & Preserve

Rank: 108 8 Activites Phone: (907)-683-2294 Email: denali_info@nps.gov Distance: 74.84 miles

Denali is six million acres of wild land, bisected by one ribbon of road. Travelers along it see the relatively low-elevation taiga forest give way to high alpine tundra and snowy mountains, culminating in North America's tallest peak, 20,320' Mount McKinley. Wild animals large and small roam unfenced lands, living as they have for ages. Solitude, tranquility and wilderness await.


Gulkana National Wild And Scenic River Park

6 Activites Phone: (907)-822-3217 Email: AK_GFO_GeneralDelivery@blm.gov Distance: 76.26 miles

The Gulkana is one of the 5 most used rivers in Alaska, primarily because of its easy access at the put-in and take-out points. The river is known for its recreational values, including excellent sport fishing, particularly for chinook (king) salmon during late June and early July. The Gulkana also contains sockeye salmon, grayling, and rainbow trout, as well as the northernmost population of stee...


Chena River Lakes National Park

13 Activites Phone: (907)-488-2748 Distance: 104.06 miles

The Chena Project offers a host of recreational opportunities and a variety of Alaskan scenery to enjoy throughout the year. Watch our abundant wildlife, catch a fish, explore our trails or simply enjoy the Project in your own way; whether it be under the Midnight Sun or the Northern Lights.


Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Park

4 Activites Phone: 90745602508 Email: arctic_refuge@fws.gov Distance: 104.40 miles

Renowned for its wildlife, Arctic Refuge is inhabited by 45 species of land and marine mammals, ranging from the pygmy shrew to the bowhead whale. Best known are the polar, grizzly, and black bear; wolf, wolverine, Dall sheep, moose, muskox, and the animal that has come to symbolize the area's wildness, the free-roaming caribou. Thirty-six species of fish occur in Arctic Refuge waters, and 180 spe...


Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (907)-456-0329 Email: kanuti_refuge@fws.gov Distance: 104.40 miles

Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge is, at 1.637 million acres, about the size of the state of Delaware. It sits atop the Arctic Circle, with approximately a third of the refuge above that meridian and two-thirds below. The refuge is a prime example of Alaska's boreal ecosystem, which is dominated by black and white spruce with some white birch and poplars. The region's typically short, hot summer...


Yukon Flats National Wildlife Refuge Park

4 Activites Phone: (907)-456-0440 Email: yukonflats@fws.gov Distance: 104.40 miles

The third largest conservation area in the National Wildlife Refuge System, the 9 million acre Yukon Flats National Wildlife Refuge is located in eastern interior Alaska. It includes the Yukon Flats, a vast wetland basin bisected by the Yukon River. The basin is underlain by permafrost and includes a complex network of lakes, streams, and rivers. The area is characterized by mixed forests dominate...


University Of Alaska Museum Of The North National Park

1 Activites Phone: (800)-437-7021 Email: AK_FDO_GeneralDelivery@blm.gov Distance: 105.44 miles

This museum curates, studies, and exhibits fossil collections from the public lands administered by BLM in Alaska. The museum collection includes more than 1,000 bones from at least 6 varieties of dinosaurs from the Late Cretaceous Period (65 to 72 million years ago). Pleistocene (10-thousand-year-old to 2-million-year-old) fossils include mammoths, saber tooth tigers, bison, mastodons, camels and...


Glenn Highway National Park

Phone: (907)-746-5000 Distance: 140.25 miles

Tracing the receding glaciers responsible for this rugged gateway to Alaska's interior, Glenn Highway tells of powerful geological processes and the resourceful people who have managed to thrive along its corridor. Begin your journey in Anchorage and wind along 135 miles through fascinating landscapes, historical sites, and cozy roadhouses.


White Mountains National Recreation Area Park

12 Activites Phone: (800)-437-7021 Email: AK_FDO_GeneralDelivery@blm.gov Distance: 154.85 miles

This 1-million-acre area is used primarily from February to April, when dog-mushers, snowmobilers, and skiers come to take advantage of the winter solitude and northern lights. BLM maintains 11 winter cabins, which are connected by a network of more than 240 miles of groomed winter trails. Much of the area is too wet to hike through in the summer, but Beaver Creek National Wild River and several s...


Nara's Pacific Alaska Region -Anchorage National Park

1 Activites Phone: (907)-261-7820 Email: alaska.archives@nara.gov Distance: 157.42 miles

NARA's Pacific Alaska Region -Anchorage


Alaska Public Lands National Park

1 Activites Phone: (907)-644-3661 Email: anch_web_mail@nps.gov Distance: 157.43 miles

Alaska's parks, forests and refuges are rich and varied. The Anchorage Interagency Visitor Center helps visitors and residents to have meaningful, safe, enjoyable experiences on public lands, and encourages them to sustain the natural and cultural resources of Alaska. This center and three others statewide provide trip-planning, interpretation, and education for all ages.


Aleutian World War Ii National Historic Area Park

3 Activites Phone: (907)-581-1276 Email: janis_kozlowski@nps.gov Distance: 157.45 miles

During World War II the remote Aleutian Islands, home to the Unangan (Aleut) people for over 8,000 years, became a fiercely contested battleground in the Pacific. This thousand-mile-long archipelago saw invasion by Japanese forces, the only American soil occupied in the war; a mass internment of American civilians; a 15-month air war; and one of the deadliest battles in the Pacific Theater.


Beaver Creek National Park

9 Activites Phone: (907)-474-2200 Email: AK_FDO_GeneralDelivery@blm.gov Distance: 158.53 miles

Beaver Creek NWR is a Class I, clear water river, that flows past jagged limestone peaks in the White Mountains and through the Yukon Flats National Wildlife Refuge before joining the Yukon River. It may be the longest road-to-road float in North America. Those folks seeking true ...


Campbell Tract Recreation Management Area National Park

6 Activites Phone: (907)-267-1246 Distance: 160.38 miles

The Campbell Tract is a 730-acre natural area used mostly by urban recreationists seeking a piece of Alaska wilderness in the heart of the Anchorage. The tract is a BLM administrative site with a restricted-use airstrip surrounded by Alaskan boreal forest containing twelve miles of non-motorized multi-use trails. The tract is bordered on three sides by city parklands creating an unbroken connecti...


Anchorage Recreation Sites

9 Activites Phone: (907)-267-1246 Email: AK_Anchorage_FO@blm.gov. Distance: 160.38 miles

The Recreation Program manages recreational use to administer visitor services, resource protection, tourism, volunteers and partnerships. The Iditarod National Historic Trail, the Unalakleet National Wild River and the Campbell Tract in Anchorage are administered under the program.


Iditarod National Historictrail Recreation Management Area Park

5 Activites Phone: (907)-267-1246 Email: AK_Anchorage_FO@blm.gov Distance: 160.38 miles

The Iditarod National Historic Trail is a network of 2,037 miles of trails once used by ancient Alaska Natives and early 20th- century prospectors. The vegetation varies from coastal Sitka spruce to the alpine tundra of the Chugach Mountains and Alaska Range. Wildlife is plentiful and includes moose, caribou, black bear, brown bear, lynx, beaver, otter, marten, bald eagle, and all types of waterfo...


Chugach National Forest Park

7 Activites Email: mailroom_r10_chugach@fs.fed.us Distance: 185.20 miles

5.4 million Acres of wilderness and water!The Eastern Kenai Peninsulaand the Seward Ranger DistrictThe Russian River draws tens of thousands of salmon anglers, but if your tastes run quieter, check out backcountry streams and lakes for grayling and trout.The Copper River Deltaand the Cordova Ranger DistrictOn the Copper River Highway, enjoy the drive through wetlands and rainforest and across the ...


Seward Highway National Park

Phone: (907)-271-2737 Email: mailroomr10chugach@fs.fed.us Distance: 190.13 miles

Seward Highway showcases the natural beauty of south-central Alaska between Anchorage and Seward. From jagged peaks and alpine meadows to breathtaking fjords and crystal lakes, find a concentrated series of diverse landscapes and experiences. See sights such as Beluga whales or dog teams in the winter.


Fortymile National Wild And Scenic River Park

5 Activites Phone: (907)-474-2200 Email: AK_FDO_GeneralDelivery@blm.gov Distance: 196.36 miles

Fortymile River is an extensive network of creeks and rivers in east-central Alaska, 392 miles of which have been given a National Wild and Scenic or Recreational River designation. Boaters have many choices for recreational trips through deep, winding canyons lined by forests of birch, spruce and aspen. Remnants of past mining operations dot the river banks as mementos of the area's rich mining h...


Tetlin National Wildlife Refuge Park

8 Activites Phone: (907)-883-5312 Email: tetlin@fws.gov Distance: 197.47 miles

Tetlin National Wildlife Refuge is a dynamic landscape made up of forests, wetlands, tundra, lakes, mountains and glacial rivers bounded by the snowy peaks of the Alaska Range. This upper Tanana River valley has been called the "Tetlin Passage," because it serves as a major migratory route for birds traveling to and from Canada, the lower 48 and both Central and South America. Many of these birds ...


Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Park

9 Activites Phone: (907)-262-7021 Email: kenai@fws.gov Distance: 221.14 miles

Alaska's Kenai Peninsula is, in geologic terms, still quite "young," since its entire land mass was covered by glacial ice as recently as 10,000 years ago. Much of that frozen blanket still exists today, in the form of the more than 800-square mile Harding Ice Field, which the refuge "shares" with Kenai Fjords National Park. The grudging withdrawal of the Harding Ice Field has helped to mak...


Fort Egbert National Park

2 Activites Phone: (800)-437-7021 Email: AK_FDO_GeneralDelivery@blm.gov Distance: 230.58 miles

The Fort is a former Yukon River U.S. Army post, which was established in 1899 to bring law and order to the Fortymile country during the Klondike gold rush. After the boom, an Army Signal Corps was established here to operate a telegraphy and wireless station until about 1925. Currently, BLM manages 5 restored structures in cooperation with the local Eagle Historical Society. Exhibits and tours a...


Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve Park

Rank: 361 8 Activites Email: pat_sanders@nps.gov Distance: 230.86 miles

Located in Interior Alaska, Yukon-Charley Rivers offers exploration in a largely untouched landscape. Whether you float the mighty Yukon River or paddle the Charley River's whitewater, your memories will last a lifetime. Geology, cultural history, gold rush remnants, wildlife, and vast scenery will be a part of your experience. But, the strongest element will be solitude. Your adventure awaits.


Kenai Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 234.05 miles

The Kenai Wilderness now contains a total of 1,354,247 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Alaska. In 1980 the Kenai Wilderness became part of the now over 110 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "......