Lake Clark National Park
Lake Clark National Park is located southwest of Anchorage. It's beautiful scenery and untouched wilderness draws just over 5,000 visitors each year. The park was established in 1980 to protect the areas scenic beauty, salmon fisheries, abundant wildlife and the traditional lifestyles of local residents. The park includes rugged mountains from three ranges, two active volcanoes, and many lakes and streams. This National Park is accessible by air charter service from Anchorage, Kenai and Homer. There is no road access.
Visitors enjoy a wide variety of recreational activities including backpacking, hiking, rafting, kayaking, hunting and fishing. Winter activities include aurora borealis viewing, backcountry skiing, snow machining and snowshoeing. All camping and hiking are in remote wilderness and no services are provided. The Lake Clark National Park Visitor Center is located in Port Alsworth which is accessible by air charter service. Several private lodges are located in Port Alsworth and offer some backcountry services.
For more information, please visit the National Park website for Lake Clark National Park.
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