The Alaska Peninsula extents about 497 miles to the southwest from the mainland of Alaska and ending in the Aleutian Islands. The peninsula separates the Pacific Ocean from Bristol Bay, an arm of the Bering Sea.
The Alaska Peninsula is home to some of the largest populations of native and undisturbed wildlife in the United States. High populations of brown bears, large herds of caribou, moose, wolves and waterfowl inhabit the area. The peninsula also boasts world’s largest sockeye salmon runs.