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    Kobuk Valley

    National Park Alaska

News

The National Park Service makes every effort to keep the public informed about news events, special and recurring events, projects, and accomplishments which occur within and around the units of the Park Service.

Kobuk Valley National Park provides press releases to local newspapers, radio, and social media outlets. In addition, current and past news releases will be posted here on the park web site. For all press inquiries, contact the park by calling (907) 442-3890 or by e-mail.

Did You Know?

Image of a tiny wood frog with a black eye stripe is dwarfed by the palm of the person's hand on which it sits.

A frog that lives in Kobuk Valley National Park spends the winter as an ice cube. In the fall, the Wood Frog burrows under leaves on the forest floor. Its temperature drops to 20° F or lower until spring, at which point it thaws out and goes on its way.