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Tetlin National Wildlife Refuge

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Just missed seeing inside the VC

hey were closed, so we couldn’t go inside. Daily 8 am - 4:30 pm. Huge log Visitor Center. Great... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Dallas, Texas
Great Free Camping!

Beautiful new visitors' center along the Alaska Highway with two free campgrounds. Lakeview is... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2017
Charleston, South Carolina
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Home to many lakes and mountains.
Deadman Lake Campground Rd, Northway, AK 99764, Tetlin, AK
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Reviewed October 21, 2018

We stopped here enroute to Whitehorse. Nice views from the deck and plenty of restrooms. Just a little bit of information inside the visitors center.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lee L
Reviewed August 6, 2018

hey were closed, so we couldn’t go inside. Daily 8 am - 4:30 pm. Huge log Visitor Center. Great views and interesting signage. Storage houses on stilts—Alaska caches to hold food against bears and rodents. Restrooms were open. Hiking opportunities. Mosquitos. Don't forget you are...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jbwhitehouse
Reviewed July 21, 2018

We stop at the Tetlin Wildlife Refuge Visitors Center. The visitors center is new and very clean. The Rangers on site does not have any brochures for Alaska, but do sell a large map of Alaska State run campgrounds for $1.50 I would not suggest...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed February 25, 2018

Stopped at this place during Tour of Alaska and The Yukon, was a misty, drizzly overcast day, we probably only stopped so everyone on the coach could use the toilet, If I didn't have a photo of the sign I never would of remembered stopping...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed July 24, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful new visitors' center along the Alaska Highway with two free campgrounds. Lakeview is small and directly on a lake.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

We stopped and stayed for a while enjoying the visitors center which is immediately off the highway. The 15 minute movie is well worth the time and they have free coffee and tea in the back. The exhibits were well kept and useful for a...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank MarcoSeattle_WA
Reviewed July 14, 2016

Quiet place, no cell services, perfect for families with teenage daughters!!!! We went in July, the water is really warm (of course Alaska warm) great fishing for Pike. I would recommend taking a boat, you can't really fish from the dock, all around the are...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank Kristina L
Reviewed December 9, 2015

As you are about to cross the border out of Alaska and the United States, stop and reflect at the beauty and how privileged you are to have visited The Great Land. If the telescopes and visitor center are all you do it is still...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Miranda D
Reviewed July 13, 2015

We enjoyed the video and the small animal exhibits in the visitors center as well as the swallows nests but we especially enjoyed using the telescopes on the back porch to look into the reserve. We were able to find moose nibbling at the edges...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank piercesmom
Reviewed July 2, 2014

Be sure to stop in to the gateway to Alaska. The refuge visitors center is only about 15 miles from the border crossing. The center is beautiful and the staff are wonderful! Super clean bathrooms, a beautiful viewing deck and a great introduction to the...More

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank Kathy S
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