Bureau of Land Management National Park Service US Fish and Wildlife Service US Forest Service

Mulchatna River, Alaska

Managing Agency:

National Park Service, Lake Clark National Park and Preserve


Designated Reach:

December 2, 1980. The segment within Lake Clark National Park and Preserve.


Classification/Mileage:

Wild — 24.0 miles; Total — 24.0 miles.

Mulchatna River

Mulchatna River

The Mulchatna River, originating in Lake Clark National Park and Preserve, flows through astonishingly scenic tundra. Its headwaters are Turquoise Lake, and it is flanked by the glacier-clad Chigmit Mountains to the east. The Mulchatna Caribou Herd frequents the area.