Alaska National Parks are a must-see for any National Park fan! There is just something about Alaska and the wild beauty of this gorgeous state. National Parks in Alaska include Denali National Park, Katmai National Park, and so many other gorgeous parks.
One of the best things about Alaska National Parks is how big they are and the opportunities they provide to see amazing wildlife and scenery. From seeing the bears of Katmai to the big 5 in Denali there is something amazing to see in each park.
Alaska National Parks
National Parks in Alaska
Alagnak Wild River
Alaska Public Lands – Anchorage
Aleutian World War II National Historic Area
Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve
Bering Land Bridge National Preserve
Cape Krusenstern National Monument
Denali National Park and Preserve
Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve
Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve
Inupiat Heritage Center
Katmai National Park and Preserve
Kenai Fjords National Park
Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park – Skagway
Kobuk Valley National Park
Lake Clark National Park and Preserve
Noatak National Preserve
Sitka National Historic Park
World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument
Wrangell – St Elias National Park and Preserve
Yukon – Charley Rivers National Preserve
There are 24 National Parks in Alaska with over 2 million visitors each year. The National Park Service estimates that there are over 1.2 billion dollars in economic benefits from National Park Tourism in Alaska.
Alaska National Parks include 1 National Heritage Area, 13 wild and scenic rivers managed by the National Park Service, 425 National Register of Historic Places listings, 49 National Historic Landmarks, 16 National Natural Landmarks and 1 World Heritage Site.
There are 10 threatened or endangered species found in the Alaska National Parks.
For an entire list of US National Parks head over to our list of US National Parks in Alphabetical Order. We also have a printable checklist of all 417 National Park properties in the United States available.
If you have dreamed of working in the National Parks make sure and check out our article on How to Become a Park Ranger. Working in the parks is one of the most amazing jobs you can find. There is just something special about waking up and knowing you are going to work in a beautiful park.
Alaska National Parks on the National Park Website
Fodor’s Alaska Guide Book
Check out our post on Cruising to Alaska’s National Parks