Togiak Wilderness

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Togiak Wilderness
IUCN category Ib (wilderness area)
Togiak Wilderness.jpg
Ahklun Mountains in the Togiak Wilderness
Location Togiak National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska, USA
Nearest city Quinhagak, Alaska
Coordinates 59°38′11″N 160°12′00″W / 59.63639°N 160.20000°W / 59.63639; -160.20000Coordinates: 59°38′11″N 160°12′00″W / 59.63639°N 160.20000°W / 59.63639; -160.20000
Area 2,274,066 acres (920,282 ha)
Established 1980
Governing body US Fish and Wildlife Service

Togiak Wilderness is a federally designated wilderness area in the Dillingham and Bethel Census Areas in the southwestern part of the U.S. state of Alaska. At 2,274,066 acres (920,282 ha), it occupies the northern half of the Togiak National Wildlife Refuge. It protects pristine rivers, lakes, and steep-sloped mountains, including the rugged Ahklun Mountains and Wood River Range, which are located partly within the wilderness. Parts of the Kanektok, Goodnews, and Togiak drainages are also located within the boundaries of the Togiak Wilderness.[1]

See also

References

  1. ^ Togiak National Wildlife Refuge

External links

  • Togiak Wilderness - Wilderness.net
  • Togiak National Wildlife Refuge - U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service


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