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Visiting Kobuk Valley National Park

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The Quick Guide to Visiting Kobuk Valley National Park

Kobuk Valley National Park Basics

Region: Alaska / West / Pacific / Pacific Northwest

Park Size: 1,750,716 acres (2,735 sq miles) (7,084 sq km)

Location: Northwest Arctic Borough

Closest Cities: Kotzebue, Alaska

Busy Season: June to October

Visitation: 15,766 (in 2019)

How much does Kobuk Valley National Park Cost?

Kobuk Valley National Park does not charge an entrance fee.

When is Kobuk Valley National Park Open?

Kobuk Valley National Park is open year-round.

Are dogs allowed in Kobuk Valley National Park?

I can not find the Kobuk Valley National Park Pet Policy online, I have reached out to the park for this information. I will update you when I hear back from them, but I expect it to be similar to nearby Gates of the Arctic’s Policy.

Where are Kobuk Valley National Park’s visitor centers?

Northwest Arctic Heritage Center – Open Year Around

Land Acknowledgments for Kobuk Valley National Park

The National Park known as Kobuk Valley National Park sits on Inupiat land.

Thank you to the Native Land Digital for making the Indigenous territories accessible to all. They have mapped the known territories to the best of the current knowledge and is a work in progress. If you have additional information on the Indigenous nations boundaries, please let them know.

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