It is 2.7 million acres known to be spot that humans first passed from Asia to populate the Americas 10,000 years ago. There are many hawks, eagles, brown bear, caribou, musk ox, moose, Arctic fox and wolverine living here. Visitors can spot seals, walrus and different kinds of whales here. Traveling to this preserve may only be by air through Nome.
- Selawik National Wildlife Refuge
- Noatak National Preserve