Alaska - The Bush (PDF Chapter)

Alaska - The Bush (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Bush chapter from Lonely Planet’s Alaska guidebook.

Even the frontier has a frontier, and for Alaskans, that’s the Bush. Come here to embrace deep isolation, never-ending nights, endless days and true wilderness: utterly untamed land-scapes that remind us humans how small we really are.

  • drive from Interior Alaska to the shores of the Arctic Ocean along Dalton Highway on one of North America’s great – and northernmost – road trips
  • maps
  • explore the roads that spread out from Nome across miles of stunning Arctic scenery
  • transport
  • follow caribou herds on a backcountry excursion into remote Arctic National Wildlife Ref-uge
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Western Alaska, Nome, Nome–Council Road, Kou-garok Road, Nome–Teller Road, Arctic Alaska, Dalton Highway, Gates of the Arctic National Park & Preserve, Utqia?vik (Barrow).

Chapter Details
23 pages

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