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Alaska's Southcentral Region Parks


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National Park and Preserves
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National Wildlife Refuges
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State Parks
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Parks in this region are near these Alaska Cities (click city name to see parks within 25 miles)
WASILLA
ANCHORAGE
EAGLE RIVER
PALMER
KENAI

Chugach State Park
Beyond the foothills at Anchorage's edge lies the third largest state park in America -- a half-million acres of some of the most accessible hiking, skiing, camping, wildlife viewing, snowmachining, rafting, and climbing in Alaska. Those of us lucky enough to live here feel the influence of Chugach ........more >
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Denali National Park and Preserve
Denali National Park Preserve features North America's highest mountain, 20,320-foot tall Mount McKinley. The Alaska Range also includes countless other spectacular mountains and many large glaciers. Denali's more than 6 million acres also encompass a complete sub-arctic eco-system with large ........more >
Kachemak Bay State Park
Alaska's first state park, and only wilderness park, contains roughly 400,000 acres of mountains, glaciers, forests and ocean. The bay's twisted rock formations are evidence of the movement of the earths crust. Highlighted by constantly changing weather patterns, the park's outstanding scenery is a ........more >
Kenai Fjords National Park
Sweeping from rocky coastline to glacier-crowned peaks, Kenai Fjords National Park encompasses 607,805 acres of unspoiled wilderness on the southeast coast of Alaskas Kenai Peninsula. The park is capped by the Harding Icefield, a relic from past ice-ages and the largest icefield entirely within U.S. ........more >
Kenai National Wildlife Refuge
Alaska's Kenai Peninsula is, in geologic terms, still quite young, since its entire land mass was covered by glacial ice as recently as 10,000 years ago. Much of that frozen blanket still exists today, in the form of the more than 800-square mile Harding Ice Field, which the refuge shares with Kenai ........more >
Lake Clark National Park and Preserve
Lake Clark National Park and Preserve was created to protect scenic beauty volcanoes, glaciers, wild rivers and waterfalls, populations of fish and wildlife, watersheds essential for red salmon, and the traditional lifestyle of local residents. Lake Clark's spectacular scenery provides a true wilderness ........more >
Resurrection Pass National Recreation Trail
Alaska is a great place for hikers. Summertime highs at Resurrection Pass National Recreation Trail commonly tend to be in the 70's. All through the dark hours of summer temperatures plunge down into the 50's. All through the wintertime the highs are commonly in the 20's while Resurrection Pass National ........more >
Tuxedni National Wildlife Refuge
In 1909 two islands at the mouth of Tuxedni Bay off of Cook Inlet--Chisik and Duck--were established as a refuge for seabirds, bald eagles, and peregrine falcons. In 1970 they were designated Wilderness and in 1980 became a subunit of the Gulf of Alaska Unit of the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife ........more >
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