Alaska"s largest state park by Robert Glenn Ketchum

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Edition Notes

Statementphotographs by Robert Glenn Ketchum ; essay by Bill Sherwonit.
GenrePictorial works., Aerial photographs.
ContributionsSherwonit, Bill, 1950-
LC ClassificationsF912.W64 K47 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination95 p. :
Number of Pages95
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3574592M
ISBN 101931788111
LC Control Number2002111309

A fact from Wood-Tikchik State Park appeared on Wikipedia's Main Page in the Did you know? column on 12 August (check views).The text of the entry was as follows: "Did you know that Wood-Tikchik State Park, the largest state park in the United States, is sometimes staffed by a single ranger?"; A record of the entry may be seen at Wikipedia:Recent additions//August. Troll poem added to display at Wood Tikchik State Park. October 3rd, | By Dave Bendinger Several years ago, a collaborative effort between Alaska State Parks and the Alaska Center for the Book began installing permanent displays of poetry in some of the state's parks. Poems have previously been added at Chugach, Totem Bight, and Chena. Wood-Tikchik State Park Wood River Lakes 12 13 4 16 6 18 13 Al k ikAleknagik campsite. d with ' w c NationaI Geographic, ©2aa5 TelèsAtlas: Rel. ' w ' w ' 8 miles 14 km w ' w WGS84 ' W TN MN 11/05/11 ' w ' w NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC ugaluk. Alaska atlas & gaz., c p. 7 (Wood-Tikchik State Park) found: Alaska State Parks System WWW home page, Dec. 14, (Wood-Tikchik State Park; largest state park in the nation, at million acres; created ).

  With million acres, Wood-Tikchik is the largest State Park in the United States. This display is at the village of Aleknagik, on the shore of Aleknagik : Take a float trip in the nation's largest and most remote state park! No permit is required for floating the Wood River Lakes Water Trail - a prime destination for wildlife viewing and world-class fishing. Class I-III rapids are present, depending on weather conditions. Learn more about this remote park on the Alaska DNR - Wood-Tikchik State Park website. Alaska Fly Fishing This family owned Alaska fishing lodge is located in the Bristol Bay area near the southern boundary of the Wood-Tikchik State Park, the largest state park in the nation. On this adventure, you will have the opportunity to fish for king. Book your Alaskan Fall Brown Bear Hunting Adventure with Nushagak Guides in Wood-Tikchik State Park. Moose hunt combo available. Book your hunt today! Call Brian: +1 ()

To the east of Wood-Tikchik are the Nushagak and Mulchatna rivers. Inflatable rafts, kayaks and canoes are used to float the rivers and lakes. Most trips begin at the headwaters of a river, at a pristine wilderness lake. Most of the rivers have little whitewater, but they do have sweepers (overhanging and submerged trees) that are hazardous if. Books; Blog; Wood Tik-Chik State Park. As salmon resources dwindle worldwide, the importance of spawning grounds in Alaska’s Wood Tik-Chik Park and the Bristol Bay region has become increasingly important. To protect the pacific salmon stock, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service initiated a project to ensure that private properties important. Kayaking – Spend a day on the water at Lake Chiuminuk, a true wilderness lake inside the million-acre Wood-Tikchik State Park. Paddle with your guide along the lake shore and experience the quietness and serenity of Alaska’s Bristol Bay. A Day of Rest – We understand that 6 days of Alaska fishing and adventure can be exhausting. We are happy to accommodate you for a day of rest and. Location: Tikchik Narrows Lodge is located in Southwest Alaska in the million acre Wood-Tikchik State Park. Bordering the State Park to the west is the Togiak National Wildlife Refuge which encompasses million acres of land. The Wood -Tikchik system contains 13 major lakes which stack one above the other.

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In this book -- "Wood-Tikchik" and another volume "Rivers of Life", Mr. Ketchum succeeds where in my opinion no one else has in capturing the spirit of the land in the Bristol Bay and western Alaska regions. This is not merely Wood-Tikchik book collection of pictures to grace a coffee table, this is a photographic record of a very unique land.5/5(1).

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Print will be shipped directly to client's framer" x 65", edition of 7Current price: $9, In this book -- "Wood-Tikchik" and another volume "Rivers of Life", Mr. Ketchum succeeds where in my opinion no one else has in capturing the spirit of the land in the Bristol Bay and western Alaska regions.

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A Journey to Wood-Tikchik. By Dave Atcheson. As the floatplane ascends and banks, wings waving in farewell, I try to ignore the slight pang of uneasiness that wells up. It’s the realization of being truly alone, left to your own devices, in a wilderness worthy of Jack London, a completely uninhabited land that literally spans thousands of miles.

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Read & Download Wood-Tikchik: Alaska's Largest State Park. Location Tikchik Narrows Lodge is located in the Bristol Bay region of Southwest Alaska in themillion acre Wood Tikchik State Park Bordering the State Park to the west is the Togiak Wood-Tikchik book Wildlife Refuge which encompassesmillion acres of land The Wood TikchikWood Tikchik Alaska s Largest State With Wood Tikchik Alaska s.

Wood Tikchik Guides is a company dedicated to offering adventurous visitors refreshing and unique options of experiencing Southwest Alaska. We are located 20 miles North of Dillingham on Lake Aleknagik, the front door to the Nation's largest State Park.

Wood-Tikchik is an ideal place for a wilderness canoe or kayak trip and several companies in Dillingham rent inflatable kayaks, rafts or canoes. In the park's southern half are the Wood River lakes, which are connected by shallow, swiftly moving rivers. Many parties arrange to be flown in and paddle out, returning to Dillingham via the Wood River.

Get this from a library. Wood-Tikchik: Alaska's largest state park. [Robert Glenn Ketchum; Bill Sherwonit] -- Robert Glenn Ketchum continues his exploration of Alaska, focusing on the lands and ecological balance of a crucial area in the state's southwest region.

Bill Sherwonit provides a clear and. The size of Delaware and also Alaska’s largest state park, million-acre Wood-Tikchik State Park is an angler’s dream come true. Five species of salmon as well as rainbow trout abound in.

Permits cost $ You’ll also need to arrange rental of rafts and other gear in Dillingham (or bring your own), and book air taxi drop-off and pick-ups. Tips on clothing and other gear essentials are available at the Wood-Tikchik State Park web page. It’s also best to purchase groceries and other provisions in Anchorage before flying to.

The Agulukpak is one of the highly productive rivers that connect the large lakes of the Wood-Tikchik State Park. The ‘Pak’ flows two miles from Lake Beverley to Lake Nerka. Like the Agulowak, it is a major spawning area for sockeye salmon and supports a high density of rainbow trout and Dolly Varden.

Planning a family fishing & camping trip out to Wood-Tikchik State Park next summer. We could save quite a bit on air transportation if we fly into and out of Dillingham commercially, and then launch & recover our cat-a-raft (with motor) from Aleknagik, rather than pay to get dropped off via float plane up at the top of the lakes system.

Gunnar Pedersen wrote of this river in his book Alaska Fishing: "The Tikchik is one of Southwest Alaska's most outstanding wild rivers, with superb scenery, swift but not too challenging water, abundant wildlife and good fishing.

It drains Nislik Lake, the uppermost lake of the Wood Tikchik chain, emptying into Tikchik Lake some 65 miles below. are available online or by contacting Wood-Tikchik State Park at At nearly million acres Wood-Tikchik State Park is the largest and most remote state park in the nation.

WoodTikchik State Park was - created in for the purpose of protecting. At million acres, Wood-Tikchik is the nation's largest and most remote state park, comprising nearly half of Alaska's state park land and 15 percent of.

Overview Alaska's Wood-Tikchik state park is the largest and most remote state park in the nation, at million acres, square miles, it's bigger than takes it's name from two major river-connected lake systems within the park.

In total there are twelve major lakes. About Wood-Tikchik State Park. The parking spaces are rustic, there are few, and the management philosophy is a mix of old-fashioned and modern amenities, such as picnic tables and picnic benches.

It was created to protect and maintain the continuation of livelihoods and leisure for all. Then, when I was nearly on press with the first book, Rivers of Life, I also noticed I had this extraordinary amount of material specifically about Wood Tikchik Park, which is more than one-third of the water shed.

It is the largest state park in Alaska — it’s huge at over a million and a half acres. ___n_edited_edited. IMG_ IMG_   Wood-Tikchik is Alaska's largest state park, encompassing more than million acres.

It's a wild, rugged place, and the most remote state park in the entire United States. Tharakva Kodithuwakku/Google. A visit to this vast wilderness is a special trip indeed. You'll find almost no people in this place — just lots of natural, untouched beauty.

Wood Tikchik Guides. likes. Alaska Guided hunts for brown bear and other big game. Guided sport fish rafting trips. Wood Tikchik State Park (SP) is the largest state park in the U.S. with nearly million acres of some of the most remote and pristine mountains, rivers, glaciers, lakes, tundra, and wetlands in the nation.

Lake Aleknagik State Recreation Site (SRS) is on Dillingham’s road system and is a convenient access point to Wood-Tikchik SP as well as a. Get directions, reviews and information for Wood-Tikchik State Park in Manokotak, AK. Our moose hunts are operated out of remote tent camps in Wood-Tikchik State Park, north of Dillingham, AK.

Most of the hunting will be done out of boats on lakes and the Nushagak river in real Alaskan wilderness. We provide both guided and unguided camps for moose hunting. Wood-Tikchik: Alaska's Largest State Park. by Robert Glenn KETCHUM.

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Tikchik Narrows Lodge, Dillingham, AK. 2, likes talking about this were here. Experience "The Legend" of Tikchik Narrows Lodge. Alaska's premium fly-out fishing destination. A proposed hydroelectric project in the official wilderness of Wood-Tikchik State Park in southwest Alaska has been spiked and the Alaska Legislature is shifting the money to other projects.

Fishing Bear Lodge is a small family operated fly-in fly fishing lodge. Fishing Bear Lodge is located in the million acre Wood-Tikchik State Park in Alaska. Fishing Bear Lodge offers a diverse river and stream fly fishing program for rainbow trout, grayling, arctic char and northern pike. Tikchik Narrows Lodge, Dillingham: See 7 traveler reviews, 22 candid photos, and great deals for Tikchik Narrows Lodge, ranked #3 of 5 specialty lodging in Dillingham and rated 5 of 5 at Tripadvisor.5/57 TripAdvisor reviews.Wood-Tikchik State Park is an enormous, remote state park in southwestern Alaska.

The primary purpose of the park is to protect fish and wildlife in the area. Those that make the trek will be rewarded with miles and miles of untouched wilderness.The largest state park in the nation, at million acres, Wood-Tikchik State Park was created in for the purpose of protecting the area's fish and wildlife breeding and support systems and preserving continued subsistence and recreational activities.