Alagnak Wild River

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Alagnak Wild River:

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
..... Click the link for more information.
 (table).

Alagnak Wild River

Address:#1 King Salmon Mall
PO Box 245
King Salmon, AK 99613

Phone:907-246-3305
Fax:907-246-2116
Web: www.nps.gov/alag/
Size: 30,665 acres. Length: 69 miles.
Established: Authorized on December 2, 1980.
Location:Located 290 miles southwest of Anchorage, the Alagnak River flows from Kukaklek Lake in Katmai National Park & Preserve, situated in the Aleutian Range in southern Alaska. The area is inaccessible by road; charter flights are available from Anchorage and King Salmon or access is via power boat from any of the villages along the river.
Facilities:Visitor center at King Salmon.
Activities:Rafting (both scenic and whitewater), fishing, wildlife viewing, primitive camping.
Special Features:Meandering west towards Bristol Bay and the Bering Sea, the Alagnak traverses the beautiful Alaska Peninsula, providing an outstanding opportunity to experience the unique wilderness, wildlife, and cultural heritage of southwest Alaska. Its popularity among anglers around the world has also made it one of the most popular fishing destinations in the region.

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The Valley of Smokes, outer coast, Alagnak River, and other Katmai wildlands will all be better served once the necessary changes have been made at Brooks.
Katmai Lodge sits on a bluff overlooking the Alagnak River and an endless expanse of wilderness in the land of bears, beavers and bald eagles.
PHOTO (1) There are plenty of options if the king salmon aren't biting along the Alagnak River in Alaska.
Located on the Alagnak River (Alaska's only designated trophy trout stream) in Katmai, the lodge was built by Tony Sarp in 1979.