Lake Clark National Park and Preserve Coasts / Shorelines
There are 123 miles of coast along Cook Inlet. The entire coast is located just west of the Kenai Peninsula and offers spectacular bear viewing, bird rookeries, and beaches. The area is attractive and essential to brown bear because it offers thick runs of salmon and sedgegrasses.
Rising above a scene rich with extraordinary wildlife, pristine lakes, and alpine terrain, the Teton Range stands monument to the people who fought to protect it. These are mountains of the imagination. Mountains that led to the creation of Grand Teton National Park where you can explore over two hundred miles of trails, float the Snake River or enjoy the serenity of this remarkable place.
The pika is a close relative of the rabbits and hares, with two upper incisors on each side of the jaw, one behind the other. Being rock-gray in color, pikas are seldom seen until their shrill, metallic call reveals their presence.