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Iñupiat Heritage Center National Park

5 Activites Email: janis_kozlowski@nps.gov Distance: 69.11 miles

On the rooftop of the world, the Iñupiat Heritage Center in Barrow, Alaska, tells the story of the Iñupiat people. They have thrived for thousands of years in one of the harshest climates on Earth, hunting the bowhead, or "Agviq." In the 19th century, these lonely seas swarmed with commercial whalemen from New England, who also sought the bowhead for its valuable baleen and blubber.

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Noatak Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 170.10 miles

The Noatak Wilderness now contains a total of 5,765,427 acres and is managed by the National Park Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Alaska. In 1980 the Noatak Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "......

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Noatak National Preserve Park

Rank: 334 7 Activites Phone: (907)-442-3890 Email: WEAR_webmail@nps.gov Distance: 182.70 miles

As one of North America's largest mountain-ringed river basins with an intact ecosystem, the Noatak River environs features some of the Arctic's finest arrays of plants and animals. The river is classified as a national wild and scenic river, and offers stunning wilderness float-trip opportunities - from deep in the Brooks Range to the tidewater of the Chukchi Sea.

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Gates Of The Arctic Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 191.83 miles

The Gates of the Arctic Wilderness now contains a total of 7,167,192 acres and is managed by the National Park Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Alaska. In 1980 the Gates of the Arctic Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for s...

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Kobuk Valley National Park

Rank: 335 6 Activites Email: WEAR_webmail@nps.gov Distance: 209.61 miles

Caribou, sand dunes, the Kobuk River, Onion Portage - just some of the facets of Kobuk Valley National Park. Half a million caribou migrate through, their tracks crisscrossing sculpted dunes. The Kobuk River is an ancient and current path for people and wildlife. For 9000 years, people came to Onion Portage to harvest caribou as they swam the river. Even today, that rich tradition continues.

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Dall Sheep Viewing Area National Park

7 Activites Phone: (907)-474-2200 Email: CentralYukon@blm.gov Distance: 229.53 miles

The Dalton Highway provides a great place to spot Dall sheep in Alaska. In summer, ewes, lambs and young rams often feed and rest close to the highway on the rocky slopes of Atigun Pass (milepost 244, elevation 4,739 feet). Dall sheep also frequent mountainsides between Atigun Pass and Galbraith Lake (mile 275), and Slope Mountain (milepost 300). North of the pass the landscape opens to vast, tree...

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Kobuk Valley Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 233.38 miles

The Kobuk Valley Wilderness now contains a total of 174,545 acres and is managed by the National Park Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Alaska. In 1980 the Kobuk Valley Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an a...

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Selawik Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 243.47 miles

The Selawik Wilderness now contains a total of 240,000 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Alaska. In 1980 the Selawik Wilderness became part of the now over 110 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "....

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Gates Of The Arctic National Park & Preserve

Rank: 344 7 Activites Phone: (907)-692-5494 Email: GAAR_Visitor_Information@nps.gov Distance: 265.77 miles

This vast landscape does not contain any roads or trails. Visitors discover intact ecosystems where people have lived with the land for thousands of years. Wild rivers meander through glacier-carved valleys, caribou migrate along age-old trails, endless summer light fades into aurora-lit night skies of winter. It remains virtually unchanged except by the forces of nature.

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Selawik National Wildlife Refuge Park

3 Activites Phone: (907)-442-3799 Email: selawik@fws.gov Distance: 278.58 miles

It could be argued that Selawik National Wildlife Refuge contains some of the most historically significant acreage in North America, as the refuge lands once formed part of the American portion of the vast Bering Land Bridge that, some scientists speculate, was the route followed by the ancestors of many of today's large mammals, as well as early humans, when traveling between Asia and the Americ...

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Western Arctic National Parklands

1 Activites Phone: 90744283009 Email: WEAR_webmail@nps.gov Distance: 279.16 miles

Western Arctic National Parklands is a management unit which includes Noatak National Perserve, Cape Krusenstern National Monument and Kobuk Valley National Park near Kotzebue, AK and Bering Land Bridge National Preserve located on the Seward Peninsula near Nome, AK.

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Cape Krusenstern National Monument Park

Rank: 329 5 Activites Email: WEAR_webmail@nps.gov Distance: 282.17 miles

North of the Arctic Circle, the monument forms 70 miles of shoreline on the Chukchi Sea. More than 114 beach ridges provide evidence of human use for 5,000 years. The Inupiat continue to use the area today. Vast wetlands provide habitat for shorebirds from as far away as South America. Hikers and boaters can see carpets of wildflowers among shrubs containing wisps of qiviut from muskoxen.

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Chamisso Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 311.04 miles

The Chamisso Wilderness now contains a total of 455 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Alaska. In 1975 the Chamisso Wilderness became part of the now over 110 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "......

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Koyukuk Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 321.25 miles

The Koyukuk Wilderness now contains a total of 400,000 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Alaska. In 1980 the Koyukuk Wilderness became part of the now over 110 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "....

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Mollie Beattie Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 332.68 miles

The Mollie Beattie Wilderness now contains a total of 8,000,000 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Alaska. In 1980 the Mollie Beattie Wilderness became part of the now over 110 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude....

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Bering Land Bridge National Preserve Park

Rank: 364 7 Activites Email: jennifer_thelen@nps.gov Distance: 362.47 miles

Explore a dynamic wilderness dotted with hot springs, ancient lava flows, and the largest maar lakes in the world. Ramble across tundra seeking muskox, caribou, and signs of ice age life. The Bering Land Bridge provided a pathway for plants, animals, and people to cross from old world to new. Today local residents use this land just as their ancestors have for generations.

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Nowitna National Wildlife Refuge Park

4 Activites Phone: (907)-656-1708 Email: nowitna@fws.gov Distance: 383.95 miles

The heart of Nowitna National Wildlife Refuge is a lowland basin of forests and wetlands that forms the floodplain of the meandering Nowitna River. The Refuge's climate is typically marked by light precipitation, mild winds, long, hard winters and short, relatively warm, summers. The hills that circle the refuge lowlands are capped by alpine tundra. It takes a week in a canoe, or more than an...

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Beaver Creek National Park

9 Activites Phone: (907)-474-2200 Email: AK_FDO_GeneralDelivery@blm.gov Distance: 403.14 miles

Beaver Creek NWR is a Class I, clear water river, that flows past jagged limestone peaks in the White Mountains and through the Yukon Flats National Wildlife Refuge before joining the Yukon River. It may be the longest road-to-road float in North America. Those folks seeking true ...

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Koyukuk National Wildlife Refuge Park

4 Activites Phone: (907)-656-1708 Email: koyukuk@fws.gov Distance: 404.67 miles

The 3.5 million-acre Koyukuk National Wildlife Refuge lies within the floodplain of the Koyukuk River, in a basin that extends from the Yukon River to the Purcell Mountains and the foothills of the Brooks Range. This region of wetlands is home to fish, waterfowl, beaver and moose, and wooded lowlands where bears, wolves, lynx and marten prowl. The 750,000-acre Northern Innoko National Wildli...

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White Mountains National Recreation Area Park

12 Activites Phone: (800)-437-7021 Email: AK_FDO_GeneralDelivery@blm.gov Distance: 407.68 miles

This 1-million-acre area is used primarily from February to April, when dog-mushers, snowmobilers, and skiers come to take advantage of the winter solitude and northern lights. BLM maintains 11 winter cabins, which are connected by a network of more than 240 miles of groomed winter trails. Much of the area is too wet to hike through in the summer, but Beaver Creek National Wild River and several s...

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University Of Alaska Museum Of The North National Park

1 Activites Phone: (800)-437-7021 Email: AK_FDO_GeneralDelivery@blm.gov Distance: 439.76 miles

This museum curates, studies, and exhibits fossil collections from the public lands administered by BLM in Alaska. The museum collection includes more than 1,000 bones from at least 6 varieties of dinosaurs from the Late Cretaceous Period (65 to 72 million years ago). Pleistocene (10-thousand-year-old to 2-million-year-old) fossils include mammoths, saber tooth tigers, bison, mastodons, camels and...

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Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Park

4 Activites Phone: 90745602508 Email: arctic_refuge@fws.gov Distance: 442.86 miles

Renowned for its wildlife, Arctic Refuge is inhabited by 45 species of land and marine mammals, ranging from the pygmy shrew to the bowhead whale. Best known are the polar, grizzly, and black bear; wolf, wolverine, Dall sheep, moose, muskox, and the animal that has come to symbolize the area's wildness, the free-roaming caribou. Thirty-six species of fish occur in Arctic Refuge waters, and 180 spe...

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Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (907)-456-0329 Email: kanuti_refuge@fws.gov Distance: 442.86 miles

Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge is, at 1.637 million acres, about the size of the state of Delaware. It sits atop the Arctic Circle, with approximately a third of the refuge above that meridian and two-thirds below. The refuge is a prime example of Alaska's boreal ecosystem, which is dominated by black and white spruce with some white birch and poplars. The region's typically short, hot summer...

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Yukon Flats National Wildlife Refuge Park

4 Activites Phone: (907)-456-0440 Email: yukonflats@fws.gov Distance: 442.86 miles

The third largest conservation area in the National Wildlife Refuge System, the 9 million acre Yukon Flats National Wildlife Refuge is located in eastern interior Alaska. It includes the Yukon Flats, a vast wetland basin bisected by the Yukon River. The basin is underlain by permafrost and includes a complex network of lakes, streams, and rivers. The area is characterized by mixed forests dominate...

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Chena River Lakes National Park

13 Activites Phone: (907)-488-2748 Distance: 453.12 miles

The Chena Project offers a host of recreational opportunities and a variety of Alaskan scenery to enjoy throughout the year. Watch our abundant wildlife, catch a fish, explore our trails or simply enjoy the Project in your own way; whether it be under the Midnight Sun or the Northern Lights.

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