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Kotzebue, AK
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A Community with a Big Heart

Kotzebue, Alaska is about 33 miles north of the Arctic Circle, but it has a warm heart for those... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2017
Randy L
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Dubuque, Iowa
Amazing park - one of a kind

My wife and I went to Alaska on a quest - to visit all eight National Parks. Kobuk was our seventh... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2016
Kevin B
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Oak Park, California
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A government unit consisting of Noatak National Perserve as well as other nearby areas.
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“sand dunes” (2 reviews)
“arctic circle” (3 reviews)
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Reviewed 20 May 2017

Kotzebue, Alaska is about 33 miles north of the Arctic Circle, but it has a warm heart for those seeking adventure. It can be reached by flying Alaska Air which means you will have wonderful service and arrive on-time or perhaps a bit early. The...More

Thank Randy L
Reviewed 20 July 2016

My wife and I went to Alaska on a quest - to visit all eight National Parks. Kobuk was our seventh and it is not easy to get to. It is accessible first only by air from a few towns surrounding the park. You can...More

2  Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 1 October 2015

Kotzebue is an amazing city, perched on a spit of land at the end of the world. And when you come to Kotzebue, hopefully you have an opportunity to get out and enjoy the outer reaches of northwest Alaska. My father and I travelled up...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 26 March 2015

It was a very memorable experience in my life, living in Kotzebue. I really enjoyed getting to know the Alaska Native culture.

1  Thank Austin W
Reviewed 1 September 2014

If you've ever wanted to travel north of the Arctic Circle you should really plan a trip to Kotzebue, AK - it is absolutely beautiful! This small Alaskan village is relaxing, the views of the ocean are breathtaking and the many quick walks you take...More

3  Thank Lizette G
Reviewed 1 August 2013

I took a flight-see by Golden Eagle in Kotzebue, and it's an amazing experience. It's the least visited National Park, and the natural and untouched beauty will take your breath away. The plane will land at the magnificent sand dunes, a real treat!

3  Thank coolmoan
Reviewed 22 July 2012

Kotzebue is a small Alaskan village of 3500, approx. 26 miles N. of the Arctic Circle, 12 ft above sea level, with 24 hours of continuous daylight under the midnight sun, abundant fishing, native arts, and very friendly & industrious Eskimo people known as Inupiaq....More

3  Thank PA L
Reviewed 31 May 2012

Kotzebue is a small village that is serviced by Alaska Air and Bush Pilots, it is surrounded on three sides by water and is 33 miles north of the Artic Circle. Amazing culture!

Thank Cyndee1980
Reviewed 10 September 2011

From Kotzebue, we chartered a flight that took us to Gates of the Arctic National Park, Noatak National Preserve and Kobuk Valley National Park. We landed in each of the parks and got out of the small plane to take in the scenery on foot...More

6  Thank MDIBlueberry
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