Aniakchak National Monument & Preserve

The Best National Parks You’re Not Visiting #1: Aniakchak National Monument & Preserve

September 24, 2008, 7:00 am
You can’t get there by road—no roads go there. You can get there by plane, but you’ll need to hire one of only a handful of bush pilots with the training, experience and confidence to fly into the 2,500-foot deep caldera. To get to Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, you have to want it—and you have to research, plan, pack and prepare to be sure that once you get there, you can get home again.