Recommended Links for a variety of Resources:



Ø For up to date & official Weather Forecast for the entire state - just click on the section of the map you want from their home page.


Ø Download a copy of the Dalton Visitor Guide; great information on preparation, activities, and what to expect for anyone traveling the Dalton Highway.


Ø The Arctic Interagency Visitor Center in Coldfoot now has a web site!


Ø  The Milepost is a must have if you are driving to Alaska or within the state – maps & detailed info for all the highways!


Ø Check out the latest Aurora Forecast - for Wiseman, we are in the area that is to the NE of Bettles.

        For more detailed Aurora information visit Space Weather.


Ø Visit Gates of the Arctic NP&P site to learn more about the 2nd largest National Park in our system, how to access & what to bring.


Ø USGS web site to access digital Maps of Alaska.


Ø Just to the NE of Wiseman is the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge - Largest refuge in our system.




 For Dalton vehicle rental, Fairbanks based (trucks, RV’s) - choose Go North RV & Car Rental


 More car rental services for Dalton travel: Arctic Outfitters or Alaska Auto Rental based in Fairbanks


 Want to see the Dalton, but don’t want to drive? – consider a guided tour, stay at the Boreal Lodge, and visit the Arctic Ocean with

1st Alaska Outdoor School OR Greatland Taxi & Tour Service , both based in the Fairbanks area


*    For all inclusive guided photography tours of the Dalton featuring aurora & wildlife viewing (including polar bears!) visit WildAlaskaTravel!


 Dalton Highway Express – Van shuttle service for points along the Dalton.


 Air Services flying into Coldfoot, 13 miles south of Wiseman: Wright Air Service  or Warbelow’s Air (direct flight to Coldfoot), or Air Arctic (flight tour company with stops in Coldfoot)

* Note: there are no vehicle rental services in Coldfoot, if you are flying, please consider arrangement for pick up at airport.


 Trying to get to the Arctic Ocean? Deadhorse Camp is now the place to call for Arctic Ocean Shuttle tours; 877.474.3565


 Backcountry destinations? Flight service for drop off / pick up in remote “bush” locations throughout the Brooks Range: Coyote Air (based in Coldfoot),

   Brooks Range Aviation (based in Bettles), Bettles Air (based in Bettles).


*    Backcountry equipment rental – consider renting an Alaska Pack-raft to make the trip easier!

*    Other outdoor equipment rental such as skis, snowshoes, tents & more at Beaver Sports in Fairbanks


*    Planning on traveling south toward Denali National Park while in Alaska too?


More Resources – Gift ideas:


 Hunting and fishing information; regulations, licenses, etc. - if you are undecided as to purchasing a license in advance of your travel up the Dalton, Heidi is also a license vendor @ the Boreal Lodge.


 Commercially guided Brooks Range hunts (by Alaskan guides): Bushwhackalaska, or Mike McCann Alaska


 Alaskan Wildlife and Fish descriptions and complete information by species - very cool – look under ‘species’.


 Teacher Resources  from ADF&G.


*    Map of Alaska (shows roads)    


*                Awesome photographer - Steve Kazlowski spent a lot of time along the Dalton Highway, also author of the popular "Last Polar Bear" book.


*                Alaska Geographic is an excellent source to purchase Alaskan books & books about Alaska


*    We can mail order ship any of the products from Boreal Coffee & Gifts (Wiseman & Arctic Circle T-shirts, hats, local crafts/jewelry)  - just drop me (Heidi) an e-mail & let me know what you’re looking for!


*                Earth Link Jewelry & Judy Gumm Jewelry are two of my favorite unique handcrafted jewelers in Alaska



 Suggestions? for more links or information you think we should add?? Please E-mail me!





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