Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
Location: east of Dalton Highway through Brooks Range
Length of visit: half day to multiple days
Major draws: Scenic views, wildlife, backcountry camping
Strenuosity: 6 out of 10
Cost/Fees: Free
Additional considerations: No roads access park, no trails
Description: ANWR was on the tip of everyone’s tongue during the early-2000s when it was debated whether or not to open it to oil drilling. While it may not see many recreationists, it does preserve important habitat for caribou and muskox.