15,000 square miles (as large as the states of Massachussets, Connecticut
and Rhode Island, combined!) the remote wilderness area of Wood-Tikchik
State Park, Togiak National
Wildlife Refuge and the Nushagak
and Mulchatna Rivers provide a diverse and spectacular land
of pristine lakes, rivers, mountains, open tundra, spruce forest
and coastal cliffs.
Alaska offers some of the finest sports fishing, wildlife viewing
and scenic beauty in the world. Boasting the world's largest sockeye
salmon run, Southwest Alaska's rivers and lakes are inhabited by
all five specides of salmon, rainbow trout, grayling, northern pike
and lake trout.
populations of brown bear, moose, caribou, wolf, walrus and a wide
variety of migratory birds all make there homes here.
of the best ways to experience this wilderness area is to float
one of its major waterways, from the King Salmon River and the Upper
Nushagak River to the Goodnews, Kanektok, Togiak, Tikchik, Nuyakuk
and Mulchatna rivers, as well as the Wood River and Tikchik Lake