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    Gates Of The Arctic

    National Park & Preserve Alaska

Of Dogs & Wilderness

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, rangers and sled dogs ventured into the arctic winter to improve the wilderness character of a northern section of Gates of the Arctic National Park & Preserve by removing decades old fuel barrels left from military exploration.

Read the story of Ranger Laurie by clicking the links on the left or below. Read more about the Denali National Park kennels.

 
 
 

Did You Know?

A snowy Mount Igikpak on a sunny day.

At 8510 feet, Mount Igikpak, at the headwaters of the Noatak River, is the highest peak in Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve.