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Certainly off the beaten path, time in the Bering Land Bridge National Preserve will set any trip to Alaska apart. This expanse of historic tundra contains coastal beach environments, sand dunes, mountains, and lakes created by ancient lava flows. Be sure to pack a good camera with your hardcore outdoor gear: a great diversity of animals, birds, and plants, many with origins in Asia, has been identified.
Travelers to this park need to be equal parts adventurous and self-reliant. Across nearly 3 million acres, a mere six cabins offer shelter during emergencies, if you can find them.
Enormous, even by Alaska standards, the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR to locals) encompasses six different ecozones that support a vast...
The northernmost community in the United States, Barrow sits 1,300 miles south of the North Pole. The village is 10 miles south of the Beaufort...