Posted on January 07, 2022 under
Killik Canoe

On the northern edge of Gates of the Arctic National Park flows the clear and fascinating Killik River. Its glacial valley is broad between towering peaks and there is something to discover around every corner.

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Posted on November 22, 2021 under
Gates of the Arctic Packraft
hiker and the arrigetch peaks in Gates of the Arctic Alaska

Can’t decide between a backpacking trip into the Arrigetch or a paddling trip in Gates of the Arctic? Do both! Light and nimble packrafts allow us to start in the headwaters of the Alatna and paddle the spunky clear river down to the Arrigetch Peaks. Once the granite towers are in sight, we’ll shoulder our…

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Noatak Canoe
the noatak river winds through the brooks range in gates of the arctic national park

Join Arctic Wild on a wilderness canoe trip in Gates of the Arctic National Park for ten days of canoeing, hiking and wildlife in Alaska’s biggest wilderness. This is canoe camping at its best, with fun paddling, great wildlife encounters, and endless hiking opportunities. There are few places in Alaska’s arctic where we so reliably…

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Gates of the Arctic Backpack
lone caribou is dwarfed by the brooks range

If you are looking to get off the beaten path, look no further than Gates of the Arctic National Park where the only trails are wildlife trails and the only people in the area are your companions. This trip combines with our Noatak Canoe Trip. Discounts apply if you join both trips. Contact us for…

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Gates of the Arctic and Kobuk Valley National Parks
Kobuk Sand Dunes

Alaska’s National Parks are true wilderness parks; most of them are both rarely visited and stunningly beautiful. Our National Park trip visits both Kobuk Valley National Park and Gates of the Arctic National Park in a single fun filled trip. Trying to visit all of Alaska’s National Park Units? We can also take you to…

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Posted on February 11, 2020 under
Gates of the Arctic Base Camp
caribou walk in a line across a hill in the Brooks Range

Enjoy the wild landscape of the central Brooks Range in Gates of the Arctic National Park with us this fall as the tundra turns crimson and gold with fall colors. From our comfortable camp on the tundra you have ample time to hike the tundra, watch for arctic wildlife, search for ancient Inupiat Eskimo sites,…

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