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 (7)
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)
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.

Frigid Crags

Frigid Crags

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

One of the twin mountains for which the park was named.

John River

John River

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

Scenic river that flows south from Anaktuvuk Pass in Alaska's Brooks Range, and whose valley is an important migration route for the Arctic caribou herd.

Kobuk Wild River

Kobuk Wild River

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

Scenic river that is contained within Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve, which flows south through a wide valley and passes through two scenic canyons.