Lake Clark National Park- History and Beauty

Lake Clark national is “a place where people gather” to enjoy the magically strikingly turquoise-colored water and to get mesmerized by the beauty of it.

Established in December 1980 in southwest Alaska, about 160 km southwest of Anchorage, the park can only be reached by foot, boat, or seaplane.

The mesmerizingly turquoise water is nourished by glaciers, rivers, waterfalls, streams, and is lovingly hugged by volcanoes, alpine tundra, mountains, freshwater lakes, meadows, marshes, bogs, coastal rain forests, and splendid sandy coastline.

Port Alsworth is a  virtuous place to visit and Chilikadrotna, Tlikakila, Mulchatna rivers are amazing for doing watercraft. Lake Clark is also an epic place for Bear viewing experiencing.

The park that is spread over 4,030,015 acres of land is adobe for Mulchatna caribou, brown and black bears, moose, wolves, Dall sheep, beluga whales, Steller sea lions, Harbour seals, sea otters, arctic grayling, salmon, arctic char, Dolly Varden, lake trout, rainbow trout, and northern pike.

Best Time To Visit

July to October

These are the most alluring months to visit Alaska’s Lake Clark National Park as the weather is warm and services like transportation, lodging and guiding services are available.

Things to carry

Following are the things to carry while visiting Lake Clark National Park

Satellite Phone

You will not get a good network for cell phones, so do carry a satellite phone.

Layered Clothing

Be prepared for any weather by wearing layered clothing.

Insect Repellent

Carry insect repellent. You can also wear Buzz-Off brand insect repellent garments.

Fishing gears

If you are planning to fish then do carry fishing gears.

Besides the above things, do carry hiking boots, warm socks, camera, batteries, chargers, sunglasses, Insect repellent, day pack, camping gears, binoculars, and flashlight.

Tip before Visiting

  • You can visit National Parks Archives to know about the alerts and conditions of the park. You can get to know if any fire accidents have happened so that you can avoid such areas.
  • The park is just 1 hour far by a flight from Anchorage.
  • Don’t forget to make a reservation for your stay.

No. Of Visitors in 2018