The 956,155-acre monument is home to brown bears, nesting bald eagles, harbor seals, porpoises, sea lions, Humpback whales, Sitka black-tailed deer and five species of Pacific salmon. It has 32-mile trail system that links eight major lakes and seven portages allowing paddlers to travel from the east end of Mitchell Bay to Mole Harbor in Seymour Canal. Visitors can enjoy various activities such as kayaking, hunting, fishing, bird watching, nature study and photography. Bear viewing is also available at Pack Creek. From Juneau, travelers can travel by floatplanes to Pack Creek then hike a mile-long trail with a ranger where they can watch brown bears feed on spawning salmon.
- Noatak National Preserve
- Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park