The Heart of a Continental Crossroad

Bering Land Bridge National Preserve lies at the continental crossroad that greatly influenced the distribution of life in the Western Hemisphere during the Pleistocene Epoch. It is a vital landscape for indigenous communities who depend on the land just as their ancestors did for many generations. It is a wild and ecologically healthy landscape unlike any other.

A shallow hot spring in a remote landscape is surrounded by rolling hills.

Serpentine Hot Springs

Planning a trip to Serpentine Hot Springs? Here is what you need to know.

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Aviation Safety

Aviation safety requires more than just a pilot’s skill–it takes all of us.

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Appropriate Gear

Essential gear for Alaska's backcountry.

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Wildlife Safety

Visitors have a special obligation to keep themselves and the wildlife safe.

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Weather Safety

Long freezing winters and short, cool summers: here is what you can expect from Alaska's weather.

From above, we see a mosaic of lakes, rivers, and tundra

River Crossings

Hikers must be familiar with safe techniques for crossing rivers and streams.

Last updated: August 23, 2022

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P.O. Box 220

Nome, AK 99762



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