Top Ten Offbeat Whitewater Rafting Trips

Hulahula, Alaska

Difficulty: Class III

Trip Length: Ten days

Season: June through July

The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge has frequently been called the Serengeti of North America. Immense herds of caribou share the tundra with grizzlies, musk oxen, wolves, dall sheep, foxes, water fowl, and raptors. The Hulahula starts high in the north slope of the Arctic Range and flows into the Arctic Ocean. A trip down this river offers a chance to experience one of the most pristine—and fragile—ecosystems left on earth. Treasure it.

Published: 30 Apr 2002 | Last Updated: 15 Sep 2010
Details mentioned in this article were accurate at the time of publication


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