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Kobuk Valley National Park

A remote US National Park above the Arctic Circle, known for vast sand dunes, caribou migrations, and no road access. Located in Alaska.

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Kobuk Valley National Park is where the Arctic meets sand dunes. Yep, you read that right. High hills of dappled sand rise as the Kobuk River weaves through the wastelands of central Alaska in the heart of this huge reserve. In the distance, the jagged peaks of the Brooks Range keep watch, gleaming with permafrost before endless tundra and trees. Great for photographers; awesome for those who love to go truly off the beaten track.

jrfrancis 3 years ago

There are far more caribou in this land of sweeping Arctic tundra than there are people. If you’re determined to ditch the crowds, the Kobuk Valley sure has you covered. Its tracts of salmon-filled rivers and sand dunes aren’t even accessible by road.

jrfrancis 3 years ago

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