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Address: Kotzebue, AK

A government unit consisting of Noatak National Perserve as well as other...

A government unit consisting of Noatak National Perserve as well as other nearby areas.

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Amazing park - one of a kind

My wife and I went to Alaska on a quest - to visit all eight National Parks. Kobuk was our seventh and it is not easy to get to. It is accessible first only by air from a few... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2016
Kevin B
Oak Park, California
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Oak Park, California
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17 reviews
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Reviewed 20 July 2016

My wife and I went to Alaska on a quest - to visit all eight National Parks. Kobuk was our seventh and it is not easy to get to. It is accessible first only by air from a few towns surrounding the park. You can then either take a boat up the Kobuk river or continue to use air transport.... More 

2 Thank Kevin B
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Reviewed 1 October 2015

Kotzebue is an amazing city, perched on a spit of land at the end of the world. And when you come to Kotzebue, hopefully you have an opportunity to get out and enjoy the outer reaches of northwest Alaska. My father and I travelled up the Noatak River with some friends and spent a few beautiful days and nights fishing.... More 

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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195 reviews
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Reviewed 26 March 2015

It was a very memorable experience in my life, living in Kotzebue. I really enjoyed getting to know the Alaska Native culture.

1 Thank Austin W
Névez, Bretagne, France
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43 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2014

If you've ever wanted to travel north of the Arctic Circle you should really plan a trip to Kotzebue, AK - it is absolutely beautiful! This small Alaskan village is relaxing, the views of the ocean are breathtaking and the many quick walks you take - around the spit and into the Tundra - are worth the mud you may... More 

3 Thank Lizette G
Milwaukee, WI
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105 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2013

I took a flight-see by Golden Eagle in Kotzebue, and it's an amazing experience. It's the least visited National Park, and the natural and untouched beauty will take your breath away. The plane will land at the magnificent sand dunes, a real treat!

3 Thank coolmoan
Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2012

Kotzebue is a small Alaskan village of 3500, approx. 26 miles N. of the Arctic Circle, 12 ft above sea level, with 24 hours of continuous daylight under the midnight sun, abundant fishing, native arts, and very friendly & industrious Eskimo people known as Inupiaq. Road Scholar offers an educational program there at the "LoVonne Fish Camp," about 10 miles... More 

3 Thank PA L
Laurel, Delaware
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90 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2012

Kotzebue is a small village that is serviced by Alaska Air and Bush Pilots, it is surrounded on three sides by water and is 33 miles north of the Artic Circle. Amazing culture!

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Bar Harbor, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2011

From Kotzebue, we chartered a flight that took us to Gates of the Arctic National Park, Noatak National Preserve and Kobuk Valley National Park. We landed in each of the parks and got out of the small plane to take in the scenery on foot as well as from the air. This was truly the highlight of our Alaska vacation.... More 

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