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Denali National Park and Preserve
© Tracy Barnett

Chugach State Park
© Tracy Barnett

Denali National Park and Preserve
'Polychrome Pass'
© Jim Oakley

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Polychrome Pass on the Park Rd.

Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve
© T Walker

Denali National Park and Preserve
'Denali Mt. Mckinley'
© Lucas Payne www.lucaspaynephotography.com

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Denali State Park
© Jim Oakley

Chugach State Park
© Tracy Barnett

Nowitna National Wildlife Refuge
'Wolf Tracks'
© John at Bear Paw Adventure

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Alaska's Southwest Region Parks


6
National Wildlife Refuges
1
National Park and Preserve

Parks in this region are near these Alaska Cities (click city name to see parks within 25 miles)

Alaska Peninsula National Wildlife Refuge
Sandwiched between Becharof National Wildlife Refuge to the north and Izembek NWR to the south, Alaska Peninsula National Wildlife Refuge presents a breathtakingly dramatic landscape made up of active volcanoes, towering mountain peaks, rolling tundra and rugged, wave-battered coastlines. As is the ........more >
Becharof National Wildlife Refuge
Becharof National Wildlife Refuge is a land of contrasts. From its rugged coastline to the 4,835-foot summit of the Mt. Peulik volcano the name is taken from an Alaska Native word meaning smoking, or smoking mountain, it includes everything from tundra to braided, glacier-fed rivers to saw-toothed mountain ........more >
Izembek National Wildlife Refuge
The Izembek National Wildlife Refuge is the smallest 315,000 acres and one of the most ecologically unique of Alaska's refuges. Most of the refuge 300,000 acres, was designated as Wilderness in 1980 under the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act. This diverse wilderness protects a wide variety ........more >
Katmai National Park and Preserve
Katmai National Monument was created in 1918 to preserve the famed Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes, a spectacular forty square mile, 100 to 700 foot deep ash flow deposited by Novarupta Volcano. A National Park Preserve since 1980, today Katmai is still famous for volcanoes, but also for brown bears, ........more >
Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge
Kodiak is a rugged, beautiful island on the coast of southwestern Alaska. Established in 1941, the refuge provides habitat for brown bear, salmon and other wildlife. Kodiak's scenery is magnificient- rugged mountains, hundreds of miles of shoreline, lakes, marshes, bogs, and meadows. Four-thousand-foot ........more >
Semidi National Wildlife Refuge
Nine major treeless and ragged rock islands, some sided with precipitous cliffs, were combined with many small rocks and islets to form Semidi Islands National Wildlife Refuge in 1932. In 1980 these lands became a subunit of the 715,000-acre Alaska Peninsula Unit of the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife ........more >
Simeonof National Wildlife Refuge
One of 30 named islands in the Shumagin Group, Simeonof Island was established as a refuge for sea otters in 1958. It became a Wilderness in 1976 and a subunit of the Alaska Peninsula Unit of the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge in 1980. Refuge lands include the water, shoals, and kelp beds ........more >
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