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Kanatak Trail Now a National Recreation Trail

Kanatak Trail, 1995

Visitors to Becharof National Wildlife Refuge can connect past and present on the Kanatak Trail, thanks to a partnership between USFWS and the Student Conservation Association, and a Recreational Trails grant administered by the Alaska Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation.

Kanatak Trail

About the Complex

Alaska Peninsula and Becharof National Wildlife Refuge Complex

Becharof NWR and two of the three segments of the Alaska Peninsula NWR are managed together as a complex.

Becharof is managed as part of the Alaska Peninsula and Becharof National Wildlife Refuge Complex.

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About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System


The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America’s fish, wildlife, and plants.

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Around The Refuge

  • Public Input Requested

    November 18, 2016

    What are your thoughts regarding commercially guided recreational activities on the Alaska Peninsula and Becharof National Wildlife Refuges? Are you interested in conducting these activities? Do you have any concerns regarding the proposed uses? We value your input, so let let know what you think by emailing us at

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  • Final Regulatory Changes

    brown bear and cubs at Kodiak NWR (credit: Lisa Hupp/USFWS)August 03, 2016

    The Service Publishes a Final Rule on the Non-Subsistence Take of Wildlife for Alaska National Wildlife Refuge Regulations. The rule was developed in response to public interest and concern about predator control and recent liberalization of predator harvest within the State of Alaska. The final rule will become effective on September 6, 2016.

  • Questions & Answers Cape Greig Haulout

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    Question and answer document to provide information to the public about the Cape Greig Pacific walrus haulout which has recently formed.

    Q & A with Map
  • Education Programs Travel


    Our education programs travel to the village schools of the Alaska Peninsula! Find out more about the hands-on, science-based, high-quality programs we offer...

    For Educators
Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Nov 18, 2016
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