Tag Archives: Alaska

Gates of the Arctic National Park return

  Six years after our first visit to Gates of the Arctic National Park we returned. This trip was in August as opposed to July. The colors of the tundra were turning and the variety of berries was amazing. The hope of this trip was to be basically in the middle of the caribou migration. […]

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Lake Clark National Park

Lake Clark National Park was the last national park in Alaska on our bucket list to visit. In talking with someone who lived and worked there, the question we got was “What took you so long?” It was quite obvious … Continue reading

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Katmai National Park

When we planned the trip to Katmai National Park, we were thinking brown bears, brown bears and more brown bears. As we did prior to our visit, many people are fascinated by the bear cams located at Brooks Falls – … Continue reading

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Kobuk Valley National Park

Kobuk Valley National Park is so remote there are no visitor facilities in the park at all. Kobuk Valley National Park is so remote that you have to bring your own sign to get the iconic national park sign photo. … Continue reading

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Travelogue – Glacier Bay National Park

Glacier Bay National Park – the last stop on our spring 2014 trip. Sadly we approached the end of our eighteen days in our RV and had to pack up our belongings, arranging things in appropriate bags for the final … Continue reading

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Travelogue – Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, Alaska

Wrangell St. Elias National Park is not overly easy to access. The road from Chitina to McCarthy is such that you do not take an RV on it so we made arrangements to fly into McCarthy from Chitina. We abandoned … Continue reading

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Travelogue – Yukon into Alaska

    Tanana River In the Yukon territory, we decided to hike the Spruce Beetle Trail. The spruce beetle is taking a toll on the spruces in this area much like pine beetle is on the pines in the U.S. Rocky … Continue reading

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A Trip by the Numbers

  We recently completed a trip that could certainly be tallied “by the numbers” although that doesn’t even begin to tell the story. That story will show up on this blog very soon bit by bit and will fill in … Continue reading

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National Parks Traveler

I’m happy to report that my story on Gates of the Arctic National Park has been published in the National Parks Traveler. The Traveler is an independent voice for covering the parks and that coverage ranges from experiences in the … Continue reading

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