Gakona is a census designated place located in the area of Cordova - Valdez. Gakona has a total area of about 159 sq. kms. and is located in the U.S. state of Alaska. The small town of Gakona is located just at the confluence of the rivers, Gakona and Cooper. Most of the local inhabitants are primarily involved involved with agriculture, ranching, hunting and other related activities in the region.