Top things to do in Alaska Peninsula

National Park in Alaska Peninsula

Katmai National Park & Preserve

Sure, Katmai National Park & Preserve encompasses four million acres of rippling coastline, volcanic landscapes and mountain-fringed lakes, but the brown bears are the real draw. A population of around 2200 brow…
Viewpoint in Katmai National Park & Preserve

Brooks Falls

Every year, hundreds of brown bears emerge from hibernation and make their way to Brooks Falls, a small but important waterfall in Katmai National Park. Around the same time, salmon begin their journey up Brooks Riv…
Natural Feature in Katmai National Park & Preserve

Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes

A scar in the earth left behind by the massive 1912 Novarupta volcanic eruption, the Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes is a stark landscape of deep gorges, volcanic ash and lava flows. In 1916 Robert Griggs led an exped…
Park in Alaska Peninsula

Aniakchak National Monument

Aniakchak’s centerpiece is a six-mile-wide caldera (a massive crater formed when a volcano collapses inwards) that sits in the middle of the narrow Alaska peninsula. The caldera has a dramatic effect on the local we…
Wildlife Reserve in Alaska Peninsula

Izembek National Wildlife Refuge

By Alaskan standards, Izembek National Wildlife Refuge is tiny, but within its 492 sq miles is one of Alaska's most ecologically unique landscapes. Coastlines are covered with giant flocks of birds, the waters run w…
National Park in Alaska Peninsula

Lake Clark National Park & Preserve

Only 100 miles southwest of Anchorage, Lake Clark National Park & Preserve features spectacular scenery that is a composite of Alaska: an awesome array of tundra-covered hills, mountains, glaciers, coastline, th…
American in King Salmon

Eddie’s Fireplace Inn

Pure outback Alaska with a grizzly yarn-spinning clientele, friendly wait staff and a straightforward no-nonsense menu that never strays too far from burgers and fried fish. Dig in like a local and you’ll soon forgi…
Bar in Alaska Peninsula

Sand Point Tavern