The smart way to plan your travel itinerary   
You are here: Home > United States > Alaska > Other > National Parks > Kobuk Valley National Park

Kobuk Valley National Park
Kotzebue Alaska National Park

Previous Entry Next Entry
NameKobuk Valley National Park
Brief DescriptionNational Park
CategoryNational Park
DescriptionKobuk Valley National Park is encircled by the Baird and Waring mountain ranges. The park povides protection for several important geographic features, including the central portion of the Kobuk River, the 25-sqaure-mile Great Kobuk Sand Dunes, and the Little Kobuk and Hunt River dunes.

Sand created by the grinding action of ancient glaciers has been carried to the Kobuk Valley by both wind and water. Dunes now cover much of the southern portion of the Kobuk Valley, where they are naturally stabilized by vegetation. River bluffs, composed of sand and standing as high as 150 feet, hold permafrost ice wedges and the fossils of Ice Age mammals.

Phone 1(907) 442-3890
Handicapped AccessibleNo
Last Updated1/23/2013
Tell a FriendTell a friend about this page
Add Kobuk Valley National Park to your free online travel itinerary.
Kobuk Valley National Park - Kotzebue, AK 99752

Directions to Kobuk Valley National Park

This Entry Kobuk Valley National Park
Yellow markers are attractions Attractions   Red markers are activities Activities   Blue markers are restaurants Restaurants   Brown markers are visitor information Visitor Information   Green markers are accommodations Accommodations  
Directions TO Kobuk Valley National Park
Directions FROM Kobuk Valley National Park

What's Nearby?

No attractions found
Be the first to review Kobuk Valley National Park
How would you rate the informationon on this page? This travel content was helpfulThumbs Up or a This travel content was not helpfulThumbs Down.

Places to stay in Alaska (33) Things to do in Alaska (5) Alaska Attractions (7)
Alaska Visitor Information (4) Alaska Restaurants (0) Alaska Events (0)


Indoor Activities
Places to stay



What's New Privacy Statement Customer Service Sign In Tell a Friend Get Listed Contact Us
Travel Articles Legal Site Map Register About Us Marketing Tips Follow WeGoPlaces on Twitter!   Follow WeGoPlaces on Facebook!