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    Noatak

    National Preserve Alaska

Wilderness Adventure

As one of North America's largest mountain-ringed river basins with an intact ecosystem, the Noatak River environs features some of the Arctic's finest arrays of plants and animals. The river is classified as a national wild and scenic river, and offers stunning wilderness float-trip opportunities - from deep in the Brooks Range to the tidewater of the Chukchi Sea.

Did You Know?

The Noatak River winds its way through a verdant tundra valley ringed by steep grey mountains.

The Noatak River runs nearly 400 miles from its headwaters deep within the Brooks Range to its mouth at the Chukchi Sea north of Kotzebue.