Alaska State Parks

Alaska

Adventures in Alaska's State Parks

Vaster than the imagination can conceive, the state parks of Alaska bring you into the presence of vast glaciers that stretch back to the origin of man. You'll encounter North America's highest precipice, and dine on fish so fresh its barely stopped flipping from the pure waters. Simmering volcanoes, snow-capped peaks, and spectacular wildlife. From bears to America's largest population of nesting seabirds, Alaska is ready to welcome you to its State Parks.

Best Alaska State Parks for Families

There is much in Alaska's state park system that will blow children's minds. Be it America's highest peak or native Alaskan totem poles, these parks have many treasures in store:

Best Places to Stay for State Parks in Alaska

Apartment ∙ 2 guests
Anchorage, Alaska, United States
from $101
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5.0
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Anchorage, Alaska, United States
from $63
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Cooper Landing, Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska
from $371
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Best Alaska State Parks for Hiking

Alaska's untrammelled wildernesses often stretch beyond human habitation. Hiking in its vast state parks is more than just physical exercise, it's an exercise in breaking the bounds of thought. Here are some highlights:

Recommended Accommodations for Alaska State Parks

House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Buffalo Soapstone, Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska
from $145
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4.9
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House ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Willow, Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska
from $131
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5.0
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Apartment ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Sitka, Alaska, United States
from $128
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Best Alaska State Parks for Adventure Sports

Venture out into the Alaskan playground for watersports on Indian rivers, stunning fishing spots, and swimming with porpoises and whales. Here's where to find the state's top hiking experiences:

Top Offers for State Parks in Alaska

House ∙ 5 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Houston, Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska
from $54
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
College, Fairbanks North Star, Alaska
from $98
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Moose Pass, Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska
from $204
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4.9
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Vacation Rental Availability in Alaska