The National Wild and Scenic Rivers System was created by Congress in 1968 to preserve certain rivers with outstanding natural, cultural, and recreational values in a free-flowing condition for the enjoyment of present and future generations. Wild Rivers in the Arctic provide unparalleled wilderness experiences.
Gates of the Arctic Wild & Scenic Rivers
Learn more about how to explore the wild and scenic rivers in Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve.
Boating and floating the Kobuk River
Floating the Kobuk River is a great way to experience Kobuk Valley National Park.
Floating the Noatak River
Learn more here about how to float the Noatak River.
Last updated: June 27, 2019