Alaska National Parks Will Blow You Away: Pt. 1

The state of Alaska is stuffed full of eight different national parks.  Eight! By comparison, the entire Eastern seaboard of the United States has just three national parks. This just once again proves that the Last Frontier is a place unlike any other.

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  • Alaska’s national parks are scattered all across the state, so no matter which lodge or tour location you’re working at, you’ll never be more than a stone’s throw away from one of our nation’s most cherished natural settings.  Of course, many employees make it a goal to visit all of Alaska’s national parks in their tenure here; a move we certainly recommend.

    Here’s the first iteration of a two part photo tour of just some of the amazing sights to see in Alaska’s stunning national parks.  But be warned: despite the beauty of these pictures, they only portray just a fraction of the splendor you can expect to see in person!

  • Glacier Bay National Park

    With no roads accessing it, Glacier Bay National Park can be a bit tricky to get to.  Once you’re there, however, you’ll realize it’s well worth the difficult journey. Don’t miss this amazing park on Alaska’s Southeastern panhandle.

  • Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve

    Experience once-in-a-lifetime glimpses of immense glaciers slowly creeping through mountain valleys

  • Mountains and glaciers! That's how Alaska does it!

  • Katmai National Park

    This cherished national park in Southern Alaska is home to some incredible volcanoes that have had a profound effect on the terrain of their surrounding areas.

  • Mt. Katmai features a stunningly beautiful crater lake inside it. When was the last time you swam in a volcano?

  • Ten Thousand Smokes Valley

    The colorful ash-laden valley known as the Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes.

  • brown bear walking

    Katmai National Park is renowned for its plentiful Brown Bear population

  • Denali National Park

    As the home of North America’s tallest mountain, Denali certainly is the most famous of Alaska’s national parks.  But there’s much more to this park than its enormous mountain.

  • At 20,320 feet above sea level, Mt. McKinley dwarfs any other mountain on the continent.

  • Two bull moose feeding in Wonder Lake

    Take one of the most scenic canoe trips of your life on Wonder Lake.

  • Denali National Park is an excellent place to view Grizzly Bears in their natural habitat.

  • Gates of the Arctic National Park

    Gates of the Arctic National Park is the northernmost national park in Alaska (and, thus, the United States).  Getting there is essentially only possible by plane, but once you’re there you’ll experience the most unexplored national park in America.

  • Mountain and Reflection in Gates of the Arctic National Park

    The flight into Gates of the Arctic provides sweeping views of vast mountain ranges.

  • Alaska Band of Caribou in Field With Antlers

    Caribou roam freely within Gates of the Arctic National Park

  • So what are you waiting for! Start planning your next trip to Alaska today. If that’s not enough and you’d like to spend a whole summer exploring these wonders of nature while getting paid at the same time we have many openings for jobs in Alaska’s national parks on train tours, wilderness lodges and more.