Tangle Lakes

Tangle Lakes.
Tangle Lakes.


12,000-10,000 BP
The Tangle Lakes Archaeological District contains more than 600 sites, the oldest of which date to about 12,000 years ago. The sites provide evidence of ancient hunters using an ice-dominated landscape. Stone tools and an occasional hearth were found at most of the early sites in the Tangle Lakes District.


Site connection to the National Historic Preservation Act

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places and Section 106 work has occurred to mitigate effects of off highway vehicles.


MP3 File Logo Site Overview

Read aloud by the Juneau Community Charter School 4/5 grade class.


For more information

Tangle Lakes Archaeological District Special Use Area *

Tangle Lakes - Office of History and Archaeology *

Cultural Resource Plan for the Denali Highway Lands, Central Alaska (PDF) *


Bureau of Land Management Shield.The seal of the Great State of Alaska.