Gates of the Arctic National Park, Alaska

The Gates of the Arctic National Park is in the far northern most part of Alaska and is also lies farther north than any other national park in the United States. It spans almost 13240 square miles and all of it's borders lie above the arctic circle. It first became a national park in 1980 on December 2. about 11,000 vistors come to the park each year. Caribou are prevalent in the park and have sustained the native people for almost 13,000 years. The park contains serveral large mountains and six major rivers which are the Altana River, John River, Kobuk River, North Kobuk River, Noatak River, and the Tinayguk River.

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Gates of the Arctic National Park

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News

National Park Service Hosting Gates of the Arctic Subsistence Resource Commission Meeting

The Gates of the Arctic National Park Subsistence Resource Commission will be holding a teleconference meeting on Wednesday, April 15. The meeting will begin at 8:30 am on Wednesday and adjourn for the day at 5:00 pm. The teleconference call is free of charge and the number is 1-866-810-1272, using the participant code of 5366629.

Comment Period Extended for National Park Service Draft Environmental and Economic Analysis for the Proposed Ambler Road across Preserve Lands

FAIRBANKS, Alaska—The National Park Service (NPS) extended the deadline today for public comments on the proposed Ambler Mining District Industrial Access Road Draft Environmental and Economic Analysis (EEA) from 45 to 60 days, moving the deadline to Oct. 29, 2019.

National Park Service Hosting Gates of the Arctic Subsistence Resource Commission Meeting in November

The National Park Service’s Gates of the Arctic National Park Subsistence Resource Commission is meeting in Fairbanks on Wednesday, November 13 and Thursday, November 14 at Sophie Station Hotel, Zach’s Boardroom.

Gates Of The Arctic National Park Photos

Sunshine & shadow in the Brooks Range

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Sunshine & shadow in the Brooks Range

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Brooks Range & Gates of the Arctic national park

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Brooks Range & Gates of the Arctic national park

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Gates of the Arctic national park & preserve, Alaska

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Gates of the Arctic national park & preserve, Alaska

The Brooks Mountains
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Brooks Range in Gates of the Arctic

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Brooks Range in Gates of the Arctic

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Eastern side of Gates of the Arctic national park, Alaska

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Eastern side of Gates of the Arctic national park, Alaska

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Looking into the Gates of the Arctic

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Looking into the Gates of the Arctic

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Gates of the Arctic eastern side

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Gates of the Arctic eastern side

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Forest McBrian at a rappel station in the Arrigetch Peaks. Brooks Range, Alaska. Gates of the Arctic National Park.

Alaska- Dolton Highway Wiseman cabin-192619

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Alaska- Dolton Highway Wiseman cabin-192619

Arctic tundra valley

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Arctic tundra valley

We saw some wildlife

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We saw some wildlife

Hamlin's on the Noatak

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Hamlin's on the Noatak

We hiked - a lot

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We hiked - a lot

We cooked some fish

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We cooked some fish

We paddled in the rain

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We paddled in the rain

We built our boats

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We built our boats

We packed up to paddle

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We packed up to paddle

Spring tundra flowers

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Spring tundra flowers

We put it all in planes

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We put it all in planes

I took my wife canoeing

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I took my wife canoeing