Caribou, sand dunes, the Kobuk River, Onion Portage - just some of the facets of Kobuk Valley National Park. Half a million caribou migrate through, their tracks crisscrossing sculpted dunes. The Kobuk River is an ancient and current path for people and wildlife. For 9000 years, people came to Onion Portage to harvest caribou as they swam the river. Even today, that rich tradition continues.Read More
Did You Know?
The Salmon River in Kobuk Valley National Park was designated "wild" in the National Wild and Scenic River System. Boaters can access this remote, beautiful river only by packing their boats from high mountain airstrips to the headwaters