In the wilds of Lake Clark National Park, you can enjoy peace and quiet in a pristine unspoiled wilderness. Incredible fishing, beautiful waterways, crystal-clear lakes and soaring mountain vistas all await those seeking to get in touch with nature and their inner self. If you simply want to get away from it all and relax, then this is the place for you. Take this quiz and you'll soon be packing your bags.
In what state is Lake Clark National Park located?
How do you travel to the park?
Where is the visitor center for the park located?
at Wilderness Airport just outside the park
What is the size of Lake Clark National Park and Preserve?
Once inside the park, what is the easiest way to travel?
boat or airplane
How long does it take to fly into the park?
about two and a quarter to two and a half hours
about 45 minutes to an hour
between one and two hours
How many visitors does the park have park in an average year?
What accommodation is available in the park?
both of the above
Besides its remoteness, what is a prime attraction of the national park?
giant ice caves
How high are the active volcanoes in Lake Clark National Park?
more than 10,000 feet
just over 6,000 feet
about 3,800 feet
How long ago did people first visit the area that is now Lake Clark National Park?
15,000 years ago
10,000 years ago
5,000 years ago
What is one sight you will see as you fly through Historic Lake Clark Pass?
glaciers and waterfalls
blazing red and orange fireweed
both of the above
What is the size of Lake Clark for which the park is named?
40 by 5 miles
32 by 6 miles
28 by 12 miles
What is the name of a river located in the park that is famous for runs of pink salmon?
Approximately how many salmon fight their way up the Newhalen River to get to their spawning grounds?
about 9 million
about 12 million
about 15 million
How many rivers in the park have been officially designated as "wild and scenic" by the National Park Service?
What is special about Turquoise Lake and Telequana Lake?
covered with ice year around
wilderness preserve for caribou
only landlocked lakes that contain salmon
How deep in Lake Clark?
What is the name of Alaska’s state tree?
Northern White Pine
What is the name of the man referred to as Alaska’s Henry David Thoreau?