Kobuk Valley National Park in northern Alaska is probably the most remote national park in the U.S. There are no roads and its beautiful wilderness solitude can be accessed only by the Kobuk River. Take this quiz to learn more about the special beauty of Kobuk Valley National Park.
In what state is Kobuk Valley National Park located?
How do you get to the park?
What is the size of Kobuk Valley National Park?
Once inside the park, what is the easiest way to travel?
via the Kobuk River
Where are the park headquarters and information center located?
500 yards in from the park entrance
beside the highway where a trail to the park begins
in Kozebue, Alaska
What was the highest number of visitors to travel to this park in a year?
What accommodation is available in the park?
Besides its remoteness, what is a prime attraction of the park?
What is the size of the area covered by the Great Kobuk Sand Dunes?
25 square miles
35 square miles
45 square miles
Where can you start a paddleboat or motorboat trip on the Kobuk River to transverse the park?
How distant is the park from the Arctic Circle?
30 miles above
one mile above
15 miles below
What else is notable about this unique park?
ancient archaeological sites
the Salmon River
both of the above
How high do some of the Kobuk Sand Dunes rise above their base?
What is a popular pastime of some of the visitors who make their way to Kobuk Valley National Park?
What is the name of the two mountain ranges that enclose the Kobuk Valley National Park?
Barid and Waring
Kobuk and Barid
Kiana and Kobuk
In what range of mountains are the Kobuk River's headwaters?
What is the name of the Eskimo tribe that owns the land through which the Kobuk River flows?
What animal can you watch swimming in the Kobuk River during late August and early September?
What is considered the park's best known feature?
Great Kobuk Sand Dunes
What is the name of the archeologist who uncovered evidence of flint-working technology at Onion Portage in 1961?