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Alagnak Wild River

On Aleutian Range, near King Salmon

 

The 69 mi of federally designated Alagnak Wild River runs out of Kukaklek Lake in the Katmai National Preserve. It offers outstanding white-water floating, as well as abundant wildlife and sportfish-ing for five species of salmon. The wild river was established on December 2, 1980.

 

WHAT TO SEE & DO

Fishing, float trips, wildlife watching. Facilities: King Salmon Visitor Center. Tips & Hints: Bring rain gear, waterproof footgear, and wool clothing. Busiest July and Aug., least crowded Dec. and Jan.

 

FOOD, LODGING & SUPPLIES

Camping: In the park: Brooks Camp (Brooks River area, tel. 800/ 365-2267; 17 sites; $8; flush toilets, showers, no hook-ups). Backcoun-try camping allowed.  Hotels: None in park. In East Anchorage: Merrill Field Inn (420 Sitka St., tel. 907/276-4547 or 800/898-4547; 39 rooms; $65-$ 136). In King Salmon: Quinnat Landing Hotel (1 Eskimo Creek Pkwy., tel. 907/246-3000; 48 rooms; $234-$259). X Restaurants: None in park. In Anchorage: Gwennie s Old Alaskan Restaurant (4333 Spenard Rd., tel. 907/243-2090; $16-$23). In Kind Salmon: Eddies Fireplace Inn (1 Main St., tel. 907/246-3435; $8-$30). 6 Groceries: None in park. In King Salmon: Alaska Commercial Co. (100 Southside Eskimo Creek, tel. 907/246-6109).

 

FEES, HOURS & REGULATIONS

Free. Permits (free) recommended for all primitive camping. Alaska state fishing license required. Park open daily.

 

HOW TO GET THERE

Via boat from King Salmon. Charter flights are available from Anchorage and King Salmon.

 

CONTACTS

Katmai National Park & Preserve (Box 7, King Salmon, AK 99613, tel. 907/246-3305). Alaska Public Lands Information & Visitors Center (605 W. 4th Ave., Suite 105, Anchorage, AK 99501, tel. 907/271-2737).

 

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