Gates Of The Arctic National Park and Preserve

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Travel Blogs from Gates Of The Arctic National Park and Preserve

Gates Of The Arctic National Park and Preserve Travel Blogs (8)
Gates of the Arctic National Park, Day 5, Gates Of The Arctic National Park and Preserve, United States travel blog

Gates of the Arctic National Park, Day 5

A travel blog entry by wheresgordon

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We packed up, got back in the canoe and headed downstream.  We saw more of the usual wildlife.  The water level continued to drop.  We found a gravel bar with a nice view up the valley toward where we had started where we set up camp. ...

Gates of the Arctic National Park, Day 6, Gates Of The Arctic National Park and Preserve, United States travel blog

Gates of the Arctic National Park, Day 6

A travel blog entry by wheresgordon

... now and we hadn't seen any signs of the river rising but I camped a little higher up on the tundra anyway. Canoeing in the arctic has been a great experience although, if I do it again, I'd  come back in late August when I'm told there aren't as ...

Gates of the Arctic National Park, Day 1, Gates Of The Arctic National Park and Preserve, United States travel blog

Gates of the Arctic National Park, Day 1

A travel blog entry by wheresgordon

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... a tiny town in the summer and almost nonexistent during the winter.  It's the main gateway for people heading into Gates of the Arctic National Park as well as other remote areas in the eastern portion of the Alaskan arctic.  While we waited for ...

Gates of the Arctic National Park, Day 2, Gates Of The Arctic National Park and Preserve, United States travel blog

Gates of the Arctic National Park, Day 2

A travel blog entry by wheresgordon

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We're above the Arctic Circle and I was afraid that the constant sun would make sleeping difficult.  That turned out not to be an issue. I eventually heard Moe stirring so I got up and we had breakfast.  Moe noticed that the river was a ...

Attractions in Gates Of The Arctic National Park and Preserve

Gates Of The Arctic National Park and Preserve Attractions (7)
Koyukuk River

Koyukuk River

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Gates Of The Arctic National Park and Preserve, Alaska, United States

River that flows from the south flank of the Arctic Divide through broad valleys carved by glaciers in Alaska's Central Brooks Range.

Kugururok River

Kugururok River

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Gates Of The Arctic National Park and Preserve, Alaska, United States

Tinayguk River

Tinayguk River

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Gates Of The Arctic National Park and Preserve, Alaska, United States

Flowing through the jagged peaks of the Endicott Mountains, this scenic river is characterized by a shallow depth of a few feet in certain places and ranges from 15 to 30 yards across.

Boreal Mountain

Boreal Mountain

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Gates Of The Arctic National Park and Preserve, Alaska, United States

One of the twin mountains that gave this park its name.