National Wildlife Refuge System

Building 4, Fish and Wildlife Service Road P.O. Box 298
King Salmon, AK, 99613
Phone: 907-246-4250 or 907-246-3339
E-mail: becharof@fws.gov

KANATAK TRAIL

Trail Information

  • Length: 5 Miles
  • Grade: Steep
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more
  • Cross Slope: 16.0
    • Cross slope is the grade that is perpendicular to the direction of the trail. Cross slope information is most useful to wheelchair users. Wheelchairs are very difficult to drive or maneuver on steep cross slopes. A cross slope of less than 3% provides maximum accessibility.
  • Surface: Grass/rock

Special Features

  • Human story on a wild landscape: trail in use for 2,000 yrs
  • Remote, primitive
  • Wild and unique
  • Access by floatplanes/boats from Becharof Lake's Island Arm
  • Views to Mt Peulik and Becharof Wilderness w/excellent wildlife viewing
  • Connects Bering Sea & Pacific Ocean

Becharof
National Wildlife Refuge

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Last updated: October 28, 2010