Alaska National Park Page

Welcome to Alaska's National Park Page.

This site is dedicated to providing information on the National Parks in Alaska. By providing national park tourist information for Alaska we intend to make it easier to plan a trip, take a vacation, or just research opportunities for recreation in the parks. This website includes information on park trails, camping in or near the parks, hotels and lodging options, photos, maps, recreation activities and more. We hope you enjoy this site and use it to plan your national park adventures in the state of Alaska.
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Alaska's National Parks
Gates of the Arctic
Glacier Bay
Kenai Fjords
Kobuk Valley
Lake Clark
Wrangell Saint Elias

Alaska Information
Designation Emblem / Symbol Adopted
Animal Moose (Alces alces) 1998
Bird Willow Ptarmigan (Lagopus lagopus) 1955
Boroughs There are 16 Boroughs
Capitol Juneau - Location: 58.388N, 134.133W 1906
Counties There are 27 Counties
Earthquakes Earthquake Information
Fish King Salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) 1962
Flag State Flag 1927
Flower Forget-me-not (Myosotis Alpestris) 1917
Fossil Woolly Mammoth (Mammuthus primigenius) 1986
Gem Jade 1968
Glaciers Alaska's Glaciers and Icefields
History Chronological Historic Information
Iditarod Dog Sled Race 1973
Insect Four-Spotted Skimmer Dragonfly (Libellula quadrimaculata) 1995
Library State Library
Marine Mammal Bowhead Whale (Balaena mysticetus) 1983
Mineral Gold 1968
Motto North to the Future 1967
Mountains Mount McKinley or Denali (means "The Great One")
Name Alyeska - an Aleut term which means "The Great Land"
Native Americans Alaskan Natives
Nickname The Last Frontier
Northern Lights Aurora Borealis
Organized as a Territory 1912 1912
Population 634,892 2001
Public Use Cabins Cabin Information
Purchased from Russia for 7.2 million dollars 1867
Railroad Alaskan Railroad
Size 586,412 square miles (largest state)
Snowfall (annual) 974.5 inches at Thompson Pass near Valdez, winter of 1952-53
Song Alaska's Flag by Marie Drake 1955
Sport Dog Mushing 1972
State Holidays Seward's & Alaska Days 1959
State Seal State Seal 1910
Statehood January 03,1959 - 49th State 1959
Temperature Records 100� F at Fort Yukon, 1915. -80� F at Prospect Creek Camp, 1971
Time Line Historical
Tree Sitka Spruce (Picea sitchensis) 1962
Volcanoes Over 100 Volcanoes
Weather Alaska Weather

National Parks

Alaska National Monuments
Aniakchak National Monument Cape Krusenstern National Monument

Alaska National Preserves
Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve
Bering Land Bridge National Preserve
Noatak National Preserve
Western Arctic National Parklands
Yukon - Chaarley Rivers National Preserve

Wild Rivers

Alagnak Wild River

National Historic Areas or Parks
Aleutian World War II National Historic Area
Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park
Sitka National Historical Park

Heritage Centers

Inupiat Heritage Center

Alaska State Parks
Afognak Island Park
Anchor River Recreation Area
Baranof Castle Hill Historic Site
Bettles Bay Marine Park
Big Bear/Baby Bear Marine Park
Big Delta Historical Park
Birch Lake Recreational Site
Boswell Bay Marine Park
Buskin River Recreation Site
Caines Head Recreation Area
Canoe Passage Marine Park
Captain Cook Recreation Area
Chena River Recreational Area
Chena River Recreational Site
Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve
Chilkat Islands Marine Park
Chilkat Park
Chilkoot Lake Recreation Site
Chugach Park
Clam Gulch Recreation Area
Clearwater Recreational Site
Crooked Creek Recreation Site
Decision Point Marine Park
Deep Creek Recreation Area
Delta Recreation Site
Denali State Park
Donnelly Creek Recreation Site
Driftwood Bay Marine Park
Eagle Trail Recreation Site
Entry Cove Marine Park
Fielding Lake Recreation Area
Ft Abercrombie Historical Park
Granite Bay Marine Park
Halibut Point Recreation Site
Harding Lake Recreation Area
Horseshoe Bay Marine Park
Independence Mine Historical
Jack Bay Marine Park
Johnson Lake Recreation Area
Kachemak Bay & Wilderness Park
Kasilof River Recreation Site
Kayak Island Marine Park
Kenai River Special Mgmt Area
Lower Chatanika Recreation Area
Magoun Islands Marine Park
Moon Lake Recreation Site
Mosquito Lake Recreation Site
Nancy Lake Recreation Area
Ninilchik Recreation Area
Old Sitka Historic Site
Pasagshak River Recreation Site
Point Bridge Park
Portage Cove Recreation Site
Quartz Lake Recreation Area
Resurrection Bay Marine Parks
Safety Cove Marine Park
Salcha River Recreation Site
Sandspit Point Marine Park
Sawmill Bay Marine Park
Sealion Cove Marine Park
Security Bay Marine Park
Shoup Bay Marine Park
Shuyak Island Park
South Esther Island Marine Park
Stariski Recreation Site
State Parks by Area
Sullivan Island Marine Park
Summit Lake Recreation Site
Sunny Cove Marine Park
Surprise Cove Marine Park
Thumb Cove Marine Park
Tok River Recreation Site
Totem Bight Historical Park
Upper Chatanika Recreation Site
Wickersham Historic Site
Wood-Tikchik Park
Ziegler Cove Marine Park

Refuges, Sanctuaries and Wildlife
Anchorage Coastal Wildlife Refuge
Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve
Chilkat River Critical Habitat Area
Creamer's Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge
Critical Habitat, Refuges & Sanctuaries
Delta Junction State Bison Range
Dude Creek Critical Habitat Area
Goose Bay State Game Refuge
James Dalton Highway
Kachemak Bay
Kenai River Flats
Marine Highway System
McNeil River Game Sanctuary
Mendenhall Wetlands Game Refuge
Minto Flats Game Refuge
Pack Creek Brown Bear Viewing Area
Palmer Hay Flats Game Refuge
Potter Marsh
Redoubt Bay Critical Habitat Area
Sheep Mountain Viewing Area
Stan Price Wildlife Sanctuary
Susitna Flats Game Refuge
Walrus Island Game Sanctuary
Wildlife Viewing in Alaska

National Parks
Alaska Fishing Lakes
Alaska Mountains
Alaska Bird Watching
Backpacking in Alaska
Alaska Vacations

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