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.
The Noatak River
Flanked by the Delong and Baird mountains of the Brooks Range, the river offers 280 miles of superlative wilderness float-trip opportunities
Living off the Land
Today - as in the past - the land provides for local families. They rely on fish, berries and wildlife to sustain their culture.