There’s An Arctic Desert Hiding At This Underrated National Park In Alaska

One of the biggest reasons that people from all around the world fall in love with the mighty last frontier is because of the ability to get away from it all. As the least inhabited state in America, Alaska is home to hundreds of millions of acres of utterly nothing. Yet, the hidden places that are the hardest to reach are almost always the most enthralling. The unique Kobuk Valley National Park is no exception. What you’ll find here will completely blow your mind and make you look at (and appreciate) Alaska in a whole new light.

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If you are fascinated by permafrost, check out this unbelievable natural phenomenon that happens just once a year in Alaska. The way the bright red hues illuminate the enormous valleys and towering mountain sides is beautifully breathtaking and truly must be seen to be believed!