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Alyeska Pipeline Visitor Center

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Address: 1671 Steese Highway, Fairbanks, AK 99712

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They're very liberal in what they consider a visitor center

I am a life long Alaskan, and I'd never really viewed the pipeline up close and personal until this week when we made the short trek (mere minutes) from Fairbanks to the Pipeline... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Antonia R
Kenai, Alaska
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Houston, TX
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A great place to stop and get pictures of the pipeline up close and it is really amazing to read and learn more about it while you are there.

Thank Tracy G
United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice stop to see the Pipeline up close. There are informative signs that help you understand the Pipeline project as well. Take advantage of this easy stop!

Thank love2go2015
Kenai, Alaska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am a life long Alaskan, and I'd never really viewed the pipeline up close and personal until this week when we made the short trek (mere minutes) from Fairbanks to the Pipeline "Visitor Center". Now, when I hear the term "visitor center" I'm thinking of a building, with a little bit of a museum and info and staff on... More 

Thank Antonia R
Bowling Green, Kentucky
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's not extensive, but it does provide a quick view of the pipeline and some general information about it. There is no building. It is just the pipeline and some informational signage. If you're like me, I had no idea where to look for the pipeline, so this was helpful.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

a bucket list check, but nothing extremely exciting to see. surprisingly it says it's a visitor center but nothing but a pull off on the road with billboard information. however neat to say you seen it and to think how massive the pipeline is and what he does.

Thank daybooth
Chesham, Bucks, England
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is in Fox - just outside Fairbanks . Roadside America dot com website bought us here - as well as geocaching - and it was fun to see - and touch - well hubby 6ft 2 = no problem - me - 5ft 4 - was leaping about like a loon - until we found the bit where is... More 

Thank Charleygirl76
Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did this tour in conjunction with the Dredge 8 and Riverboat Discovery tour. Learned a lot about mining from back in the day. Got to pan for gold. It was more than what I expected.

Thank 1Saltydog68
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If this is the only place on your travels to see the pipeline then it's worth the stop. There is some information about the pipeline, the history, how it was built, etc. Worth the short drive from Fairbanks.

Thank ddjd
Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is not an inside or manned visitor center. Its right beside and underneath the actual pipeline.However it has a cut away view of an actual pipeline and an explanation of all the workings inside. Just amazing how this pipeline was built and how long it is. It's not very far outside of Fairbanks- and really should be a don't... More 

Thank brownreb418
Denver, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This and to say that "we've been to Fairbanks" were the only reasons that my wife and I drove this far north for the day from Denali. I've always wanted to see this pipeline and now I can say that I have. The visitor center itself wasn't that interesting however. I was expecting a museum with exhibits, maybe a film,... More 

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