White Mountains National Recreation Area

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White Mountains National Recreation Area
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
White Mountains NRA AK.jpg
Nome Creek Valley in White Mountains NRA
Map showing the location of White Mountains National Recreation Area
Map showing the location of White Mountains National Recreation Area
Map of the United States
Location Yukon-Koyukuk Borough Alaska, USA
Nearest city Fairbanks, Alaska
Coordinates 65°24′00″N 147°49′00″W / 65.4°N 147.81667°W / 65.4; -147.81667Coordinates: 65°24′00″N 147°49′00″W / 65.4°N 147.81667°W / 65.4; -147.81667
Area 1,000,000 acres (4,000 km2)
Governing body Bureau of Land Management

White Mountains National Recreation Area is a National Recreation Area in the U.S. state of Alaska. The national recreation area is located to the north of Fairbanks between the Elliott Highway and the Steese Highway in the White Mountains, with about 1,000,000 acres (400,000 ha) within its boundaries. It is managed by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management as part of the National Landscape Conservation System. Beaver Creek flows through the area and is listed as a wild and scenic river.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "White Mountains National Recreation Area Map". U.S. Bureau of Land Management. Retrieved 27 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "The White Mountains". U.S. Bureau of Land Management. September 3, 2009. Retrieved 27 April 2012. 

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