Alaska - The Bush (PDF Chapter)

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

In a state where wilderness is the norm, the Bush is like the frontier on the frontier. Towns and townly comforts are few, roads are fewer, and most of the region is accessible only by flying, floating or walking in.

  • traveling up the famed Dalton Highway, aka the Haul Rd, to the edge of the world
  • maps
  • exploring the Nome highways for stunning Arctic scenery and endless hiking and camping opportunities
  • transport
  • watching the midnight sun in Barrow in June and staying for the Nalukataq Festival
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Western Alaska, Nome & Around, Arctic Alaska, Dal-ton Highway, Gates of the Arctic National Park & Preserve, Barrow.

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20 pages

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