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Nunivak Island

Nunivak Island Review

Due west of Bethel, and separated from the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta by the Etolin Strait, Nunivak Island is an important wildlife refuge. Part of the Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge, this site is noted for its large herd of reindeer, a transplanted herd of musk ox, and the Eskimo settlement of Mekoryuk.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. For information on the island, contact the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in Bethel. 907/543–3151. yukondelta.fws.gov.

Bethel Chamber of Commerce. Visitors should check with Bethel Chamber of Commerce about transport and accommodations, which are limited and far from deluxe. 907/543–2911. www.bethelakchamber.org.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Bethel, AK
  • Location: Bethel
Updated: 06-12-2013

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