For 5,000 years, native people have hunted and fished the shores of the Chukchi Sea, deep inside the Arctic Circle. Trapped in the layered beach ridges, anthropologists have discovered evidence of human life that pre-dates the pyramids. Today, this remote stretch of land is home to the Inupiat, who still hunt seal for food, oil and hides. The national monument encompasses 70 miles of the shifting Chukchi shoreline. Experienced backcountry visitors can hike the wild beaches, watch waterfowl and wildlife, fish, and sea kayak.

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    Trivia Challenge: Parks in the Arctic

    Sep 2014 | By Jennifer Errick

    Q: Alaska is home to nearly two-thirds of the land in the entire National Park System—some 54 million acres in all. But only four of our 401 U.S. national park…


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