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The size of Delaware and Alaska’s largest state park, Wood-Tikchik’s 1.6 million acres are an angler’s dream come true. Five species of salmon as well as rainbow trout abound in the park’s pristine waters and attract sportfishers from around the world. South of Wood-Tikchik in the Bering Sea is Walrus Islands State Game Sanctuary, a group of islands known for its—you guessed it—walruses.
Access permits and fishing licenses are required in some parts of both the state park and sanctuary, so do your research before hopping in the plane or kayak.
Spread out on the tundra along the Kuskokwim River, Bethel is a frontier town of about 6,000 year-round residents, originally established by...
Katmai is the most famous of Alaska's remote parks for two simple reasons: bears and volcanoes. Although Katmai sees only a fraction of the...