Backpacking ANWR Alaska USA AAA

If you think of sprawling coastal plains and seemingly endless streams of caribou, you're probably thinking of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR to locals).

This massive refuge may be best-known for the highly public battle over whether to open its borders to oil drilling, but this vast, trackless wilderness is also home to more than 200,000 caribou and a smattering of polar bears, best seen from the tiny village of Kaktovik.

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

How to get to Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and what to do there

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Tours

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Backpacking ANWR

10 days in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

10 daysFrom $6,795
Noatak National Preserve, Kobuk Valley National Park, Katmai National Park (and 10 more)

Alaska Adventure Tours

Small group guided adventures

4 daysFrom $2,995

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Travel Companies


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Small-group adventure holidays in Alaska

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