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Southwestern Alaska

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Southwestern Alaska is a region in Alaska, including the Aleutian Islands and the mainland which forms the "chin" of Alaska.


Map of Southwestern Alaska


Other destinations[edit]

  • Alagnak Wild River - Meandering west towards Bristol Bay and the Bering Sea, the Alagnak traverses the beautiful Alaska Peninsula, providing an unparalleled opportunity to experience the unique wilderness, wildlife, and cultural heritage of southwest Alaska
  • Aleutian World War II National Historic Area - concrete remains of the Aleutian World War II National Historic Area speak silently of a time of war
  • Aniakchak National Monument & Preserve - vibrant reminder of Alaska's location in the volcanically active Ring of Fire
  • 1 Katmai National Park - created to preserve the famed Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes, a spectacular forty square mile, 100 to 700 foot deep ash flow deposited by Novarupta Volcano
  • 2 Lake Clark National Park and Preserve - spectacular scenery providing a true wilderness experience


Get in[edit]

By boat[edit]

The Alaska Marine Highway is an option

By plane[edit]

Kodiak Benny Benson State Airport (ADQ IATA)

Get around[edit]



This area is great for viewing wildlife, rafting, camping, hiking & flightseeing.



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