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Kobuk Valley National Park

Location
Alaska
Formed
2 December, 1980
Area
1,750,716.16 acres
(7,084.9 km2)
Visitors in 2017
15,500

Kobuk Valley National Park is in northwestern Alaska 25 miles (40 km) north of the Arctic Circle. It was designated a United States National Park in 1980 by the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act. It is noted for the Great Kobuk Sand Dunes and caribou migration routes. Park visitors can bring their own gear and go backcountry camping, hiking, backpacking,boating, and dog sledding. There are no designated trails or roads in the park, which at 1,795,280 acres (2,805.12 sq mi; 7,265.24 km), is approximately the size of the state of Delaware. The park is entirely above the Arctic Circle.

Learn more on Wikipedia.

Airports Nearby

Ambler Airport (ABL)
37 mi

* Distances and travel times are calculated to center of the park.