If you’re looking to do your hiking in warmer conditions, consider planning your flight to Manokotak for June and July. Parks like Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve are popular hot spots in those months.
The best time to go skiing is usually when temperatures are low and chances of snow are high. The month of January is considered the best time for skiing in the Manokotak area. Alyeska Ski Resort is a recommended mountain in the area. Alternatively, Far North Bicentennial Park is also a very popular ski mountain in the Manokotak area.
Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near Manokotak is possible. If you are planning a flight to Manokotak, consider booking flights to Dillingham Airport (20 mi from Manokotak city center), Togiak Village Airport (48 mi from Manokotak city center), South Naknek Airport (76 mi from Manokotak city center), Levelock Airport (79 mi from Manokotak city center) or Egegik Airport (82 mi from Manokotak city center).
Currently, United States travel restrictions include travel to Manokotak. The United States has restricted the entry of all foreign nationals who have passed through or have been in China, Iran, European Schengen Area, UK, Ireland and Brazil in the past 14 days. US citizens and permanent residents who have passed through or have been in any of the above countries in the past 14 days may still enter the United States, but must arrive at one of the following airports: Atlanta (ATL), Boston (BOS), Chicago (ORD), Dallas, (DFW), Detroit (DTW), Honolulu (HNL), Los Angeles (LAX), Miami (MIA), New York (JFK or EWR), San Francisco (SFO), Seattle (SEA), and Washington (IAD). US citizens and permanent residents who have passed through or have been in any of the countries named don't have to isolate for two weeks, unless they have had close contact with someone who has COVID-19. If you are planning to travel to Manokotak at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.