Far North Alaska

Selawik National Wildlife Refuge - Established to conserve the Western Arctic caribou herd, waterfowl, shorebirds, other migratory birds, salmon, and sheefish; to fulfill treaty obligations; to provide for continued subsistence uses; and to ensure necessary water quality and quantity.

Arctic Interagency Visitor Center - What is the Arctic Circle? How long did it take to build the trans-Alaska oil pipeline? What is a pingo and where can I see one? Find out at this award-winning visitor center located in Coldfoot. Explore the exhibits, walk the nearby nature trails, or take in an evening program to learn more about the special landscapes and history of the Far North.

Inupiat Heritage Center - On the rooftop of the world, the Inupiat Heritage Center in Barrow tells the story of the Inupiat people.

Carrie M. McLain Memorial Museum - Nome's history is truly unique. The City owned museum is filled with exciting and educational displays and exhibits on various events & people that will convince you why there is "No Place Like Nome."

Cape Krusenstern National Monument - North of the Arctic Circle, this monument stretches 70 miles along the Chukchi Sea shoreline. Beach ridges provide evidence of 5000 years of human activity. Vast wetlands provide food, water, and shelter for migratory birds. Hikers and boaters can see carpets of tundra wildflowers and sometimes musk oxen, moose, or caribou.

Twin Peak Adventures - Adventure Fly Fishing. Helicopter Flyouts, Pristine Waters, and sight-casting to Arctic Grayling, sea-run Dolly Varden, Northern Pike, Sheefish, and five species of Pacific Salmon.

Nome Visitors Center - Every year in March, Nome hosts the finish of one of the toughest sled dog races in the world. Learn about it here. Check out other things to see while here in Nome.

Top of The World Tours - Experience the most unique destination in Alaska, the Top of the World-Barrow Alaska. The tour includes a skin sewing demonstration, the world-famous blanket toss, and commences with a unique native craft sale where visitors meet with local craftspeople. It is truly one of the most unusual, exciting, and educational adventure of a lifetime, exploring the ancient Eskimo culture deep inside the Arctic Circle.