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Things To Do

A bastion of protection for a variety of birds, the Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge is a birdwatcher's paradise. Outfitted with binoculars and a field guide, visitors are given the chance to see a wealth of wings, including bald eagles, geese, swans, and a variety of other waterfowl. In addition to birds, large mammals, including the polar bear, can also be seen roaming the area.

807 Chief Eddie Hoffman Road
Bethel, AK 99559
Phone: 907-543-3151

The area near Bethel is vast and rugged, with few roads leading into its picturesque depths, so the best way to experience this raw Alaskan terrain is aboard a sightseeing charter plane. Arteries of rivers, vast expanses of tundra and grazing herds of musk oxen are all best seen from a window seat. If you can, consider taking a flight over the Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge; here, the beauty of the region is concentrated in a single area.

Phone: 907-543-2911

One of the best places to view an Alaskan sunset, during the months when it does dip below the horizon, is along Bethel's Seawall. In addition to being a romantic spot to study the horizon for the infamous green flash, local anglers also find it a great spot for trying to reel in a variety of fish.

Phone: 907-543-2911