Tetlin National Wildlife Refuge

Tetlin National Wildlife Refuge

Address:PO Box 779
Tok, AK 99780

Phone:907-883-5312
Web: tetlin.fws.gov
Established: 1980.
Location:94 miles northwest of the U.S./Canada border, and 205 miles southeast of Fairbanks, Alaska.
Facilities:Visitor center, viewing sites, hiking trails, auto tour route, campsites.
Activities:Camping, boating, canoeing, fishing, hunting, educational programs.
Special Features:Thousands of birds migrate through the refuge each spring on their way to other nesting areas throughout Alaska. At least 115 species remain on the refuge to nest and raise their young.
Habitats: 730,000 acres of mountains, rivers, forest, tundra, and wetlands.
Access: Unlimited, except by weather.
Wild life: Sandhill cranes, green-winged teal, ring-necked ducks, ruddy ducks, owls, hawks, black-billed magpie, and Pacific loons. Also red fox, snowshoe hare, spruce grouse, wolves, black and brown bear, lynx, moose, Dall sheep, and caribou.

See other parks in Alaska.
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Elias and Sitka national parks, plus the Klondike Historic Site (DawsonCity), Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve, Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, Misty Fjords National Monument and Tetlin National Wildlife Refuge.
The Fairbanks banding station, operated by the Alaska Bird Observatory on the Creamer's Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge (64[degrees] 50' N, 147[degrees] 50' W), and the Tok banding station (63[degrees] 22' N, 143[degrees] 12' W), operated by the Tetlin National Wildlife Refuge, are located in interior Alaska in the Tanana River Valley (Fig.
After the town of Tok, we stopped at the Tetlin Visitors Center, headquarters for the Tetlin National Wildlife Refuge.
Elias and Sitka national parks, plus the Klondike Historic Site (Dawson City), Yukon Charley National Preserve, Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, Misty Fjords National Monument and Tetlin National Wildlife Refuge.
We passed through Beaver Creek, whose signs boast that it's "the most westerly community in Canada," and then into Alaska, where we soon stopped at the Tetlin National Wildlife Refuge.