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Lake Clark National Park

Lake Clark National Park has been called "the essence of Alaska". It concentrates in a relatively small area of the Alaska Peninsula, southwest of Anchorage, a variety of features not found together elsewhere in Alaska: the junction of three mountain ranges--the Alaska Range, the Aleutian Range, and the rugged Chigmit Mountains; two active volcanoes -- Iliamna and Redoubt; a coastline with rainforests; a plateau with tundra. The park includes fast-running streams and beautiful turquoise lakes that are good for sports fishing. Many of these waterways are vital to the commericial salmon fishery of Bristol Bay. No roads lead to the park and it can only be reached by small aircraft, floatplanes being the best method. The park is one of the least visited in the National Park System, averaging about 5,000 visitors per year. Current Internet Travel Offers for Lake Clark NP...

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