an areal photo featuring the Northwest Arctic Heritage Center and the buildings that surround it.

NPS Photo/Marci Johnson

Arctic Ranger Perspectives

Hello from the Arctic Circle! Kobuk Valley National Park, Noatak National Preserve, and Cape Krusenstern National Monument are collectively known as Western Arctic National Parklands. Our remote location requires a plane ride, as there is no road access! This often makes it difficult for visitors to interact with our Park Rangers. Arctic Ranger Perspectives brings our staff to YOU! Visit with us virtually and learn more about what it is like being a ranger way up north!

Archived Blogs

  • Muskox walking on open tundra

    Running Herd Blog

    "Running Herd…on Fieldwork in the Western Arctic National Parklands" highlights some of the work being done by scientists and rangers in the

  • a red and white plane flies above mountains during spring

    Notes From 800 Feet

    In Notes from 800 Feet, park pilots, staff and researchers will share their view of Western Arctic Parklands from the cockpit of a plane.

Last updated: June 29, 2020

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