Aleutian Islands Wilderness, AK
Fish and Wildlife Service
The Aleutian Islands Wilderness now contains a total of 1,300,000 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Alaska. In 1980 the Aleutian Islands Wilderness became part of the now over 110 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "...increasing population, accompanied by expanding settlement and growing mechanization,..." you play an important role in helping to "...secure for the American people of present and future generations the benefits of an enduring resource of wilderness" as called for by Congress in the Wilderness Act of 1964. Please follow the regulations in place for this area, and use Leave No Trace techniques when visiting to ensure protection of its unique natural and experiential qualities.