Welcome to Bristol Bay/Dillingham 4-H Club
Dillingham, Alaska, is a city located in the Dillingham Census Area in southwestern
Alaska. It is situated on Nushagak Bay at the mouth of the Nushagak River, an inlet
of Bristol Bay, which is an arm of the Bering Sea in the North Pacific.
The city, with a population of about 2,200, is an important commercial fishing port. It welcomes both the commercial fishing industry and a sizable number of summer visitors. Sport fishing is a major draw. Dillingham is the gateway to Wood-Tikchik State Park, the largest and most remote state park in the U.S., spanning almost 1.6 million acres.
Dillingham is not connected to the Alaska road system, however, it is accessible by air and sea. Dillingham Airport is served by regional as well as national airlines. The city is also served by the Alaska Marine Highway ferry system, which provides regular service to other communities in the region.
Dillingham is served by a Tribal Extension specialist who oversees 4-H programs in Dillingham and also works with youth in the surrounding villages and through online offerings. Contact the statewide 4-H office for more information about 4-H and youth programming in the area.