VISIT Lake Clark National Park:
Lake Clark National Park was established on December 1, 1978, and has a total area of 2,619,816 acres (4,093 square miles, or 10,607 square kilometers).
|Address||1 Park Place, Port Alsworth, AK, 99653|
|Learn More||Official Website|
When to Visit: Weather vs. Peak Visitation
Lake Clark National Park is the 331st most visited park in the country.
We crunched 30 years of historical weather and/or park service data to find the best months to visit Lake Clark National Park. We looked for the optimal temperatures, the least amount of snow and rain, and stayed away from peak visitation months if we could help it. All this data then helped us paint a picture as to what the absolute best time to visit Lake Clark National Park is.
Our data shows the best months to visit Lake Clark National Park are January, February, March & April.
Lake Clark National Park Road Trips
Many family vacations consist of stringing one or more national parks together during a week-long trip. Creating these types of trips is our specialty! Here are the road trips we've created where Lake Clark National Park is visited.
|Trip Name||Trip Miles||Trip Days|
Other Nearby National Park Sites
From national monuments, to historic sites to seashores and more, here are the other parks closest to Lake Clark National Park.
|Kenai Fjords National Park||137 mi|
|Katmai National Park||179 mi|
|Alagnak Wild River||180 mi|
|Denali National Park||189 mi|
Nearby Campsites & RV Parks
If you are looking to pitch a tent or park an RV at a campsite near Lake Clark National Park, here is a list of the closest campsites in the surrounding area. They all have slightly different amenitites, so its best to check them all out instead of just chosing the first on the list.
Nearest Ski Resorts
For those of you who are the diehard outdoors type, visiting a national park on a ski trip can be quite the adventure. Here are the ski resorts within 100 miles of Lake Clark National Park:
When visiting a National park, many people are faced with either a very long drive across country, or a much shorter flight. For those of you looking to fly into Lake Clark National Park, we've listed the closest airports in the area.
A large airport has scheduled major airline service with millions of passengers per year. This type of airport always accepts international flights. Here are the closest large airports to Lake Clark National Park.
|Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport||ANC||Anchorage, AK||115 mi|
|Fairbanks International Airport||FAI||Fairbanks, AK||318 mi|
A medium-sized airport has scheduled regional airline service. This type of airport may or may not accept international flights. Here are the closest medium-sized airports to Lake Clark National Park.
|McGrath Airport||MCG||McGrath, AK||154 mi|
|King Salmon Airport||AKN||King Salmon, AK||194 mi|
|Aniak Airport||ANI||Aniak, AK||208 mi|
|Aleknagik / New Airport||WKK||Aleknagik, AK||213 mi|
|Dillingham Airport||DLG||Dillingham, AK||220 mi|
|Kodiak Airport||ADQ||Kodiak, AK||224 mi|
|Holy Cross Airport||HCR||Holy Cross, AK||225 mi|
Credits: Campground data provided by USCampgrounds.info. Map shapes from CartographyVectors. Weather data from NOAA. Airport data from OurAirports.com. Images from Unsplash, Flickr and Parks&Trips. All data has also been updated and augmented by Parks&Trips.