Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve

Superintendent Name: 
Ralph Moore
Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve is one of the least visited units of the National Park System, due to its remote location and notoriously bad weather. However, this vibrant reminder of Alaska's location in the volcanically active "Ring of Fire," is truly impressive. One of the highlights of the park is a magnificent six-mile wide, 2,500 ft. deep caldera formed during a massive eruption 3,500 years ago.
Park Open Info: 
Year-round
Park Closed Info: 
Year-round
Park Acreage: 
602779
Highest Point: 
Aniakchak Peak
Highest Point Elevation: 
4400 feet
Visitor Count: 
60
Visitor Count Year Recorded: 
2006
Has Volunteer Program: 
Yes
Has Recycling: 
Yes
Has Shuttle System: 
No
Park Sights: 
Aniakchak River; Aniakchak Caldera; Aniakchak Wild River; Aleutian Mountains; Surprise Lake
Endangered Species: 
Stellar Sea Lion
Entrance Fees: 
Free
Nearest Major City: 
King Salmon, AK
Gateway Communities: 
King Salmon, AK
Nearby Airports: 
King Salmon Airport (AKN)