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Panoramic view of Whites Mountains at dusk as seen from Colorado Creek Cabin


The White Mountains....Remarkably Remote, Surprisingly Close!

Located just an hour's drive from Fairbanks, Alaska, the one-million-acre White Mountains National Recreation Area offers stunning scenery, peaceful solitude, and outstanding opportunities for year-round recreation. 

Summer visitors to the White Mountains pan for gold, fish, hike and camp under Alaska's 'midnight sun.' The Nome Creek Road provides access to two campgrounds, trails, a gold-panning area and a departure point for float trips on Beaver Creek National Wild River. In winter, visitors travel by ski, snowshoe, dog team and snowmobile to enjoy the 12 public-use cabins and 250 miles of groomed trails that make the White Mountains one of Interior Alaska's premier winter destinations.

This site provides information on recreational opportunities in the White Mountains as well as practical information for planning your next trip. If you have further questions, please contact us or stop by our office in Fairbanks.

Two snowmobilers on a White Mountains trailContact Us

Bureau of Land Management
Fairbanks District Office
1150 University Avenue
Fairbanks, Alaska 99709

907-474-2200 or
1-800-437-7021
EasternInterior@blm.gov

 


What's New

February 28, 2014

The BLM is launching a new Artist in Residence (AiR) program for the White Mountains! This year's dates are April 14-18. More details and an application are available on the White Mountains AiR page

We're now on Facebook! Check out the White Mountains Facebook page for photos, maps, and the latest news.