Becharof Wilderness is a wilderness area in the U.S. state of Alaska. Located within the Becharof National Wildlife Refuge, it comprises approximately 500,000 acres (2,000 km²) and is bordered by the Katmai Wilderness on the north. It was designated Wilderness in 1980 by the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act. The region is home to a wide array of wildlife, including brown bears, salmon, caribou, and migratory birds.
Map of Becharof National Wildlife Refuge. Striped area indicates Becharof Wilderness.
|Location||Lake and Peninsula Borough and Kodiak Island Borough, Alaska, USA|
|Nearest city||Egegik, Alaska|
|Area||500,000 acres (2,023 km2)|
|Governing body||US Fish and Wildlife Service|
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