Class III Alagnak River, AK

Kukalek Lake to Kvichak River

The Alagnak River, originating in Katmai National Preserve’s Kukaklek and Nonvianuk Lakes, has abundant wildlife, including brown bear, moose, beaver, river otter, bald eagle, and osprey. Visitors enjoy the fishing along this clear, braided river, as well as the striking changes in landscape, large undeveloped lakes, boreal forest, wet sedge tundra, shrubby islands, and Class I-III rapids.

There are many river sections suitable for take out along the lower 30 miles of the river. Coordinate your pick-up location with your transporter. River

Section Details

Trip Length Multiday, 75.0 Miles
Fishing Yes
Camping Yes
Permit No
Manager National Park Service, Alagnak Wild River
Wild & Scenic Yes
Water Trail No
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