Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve

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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve,

N Alaska. Located N of the Arctic Circle, the park (7,523,898 acres/3,046,113 hectares) and adjacent preserve (948,629 acres/384,060 hectares) make up the second largest unit of the National Park System. Gates of the Arctic is a tundra wilderness of broad valleys and the razorlike peaks of the Brooks Range, and is known for its abundance of arctic caribou, grizzly bears, moose, and wolves. It was proclaimed a national monument in 1978 and designated a national park and preserve in 1980. Within the park and preserve are the 83-mi (134-km) Alatna Wild River, the 52-mi (84-km) John Wild River, the 110-mi (177-km) Kobuk Wild River, part of the 330-mi (531-km) Noatak Wild River, the 102-mi (164-km) North Fork of the Koyukuk Wild River, and the 44-mi (71-km) Tinayguk Wild River, all of which were authorized in 1980. See National Parks and MonumentsNational Parks and Monuments

National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
..... Click the link for more information.
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Flying from Bettles into Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve, you wonder that everything seems larger than expected.
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They take visitors on raft trips in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and Gates of the Arctic National Park.
We can take guests above the Arctic Circle, to Gates of the Arctic National Park and the Arctic Ocean, or to see the exciting marine wildlife of Kenai Fjords National Park.
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Among these are Noatak National Preserve, Kobuk Valley National Park, Cape Krusenstern National Monument, Bering Land Bridge National Preserve and Gates of the Arctic National Park.
Brooks Range, Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve.