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Coldfoot, Alaska: Arctic Circle Photo Op

Proof to your pals that you made it this far north. Colorful sign for photo op.

Dalton Hwy, Coldfoot, AK
194 miles north of Fairbanks on the Dalton Hwy. The turnoff to the Circle is on the northbound side, and it's marked by signs.
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Man stands next to outdoor sign marking the Arctic Circle.

Arctic Circle Photo Op

Above Fairbanks and below Coldfoot is Alaska's opportunity to drive to the Arctic Circle. The road is a little hazardous, but well worth the drive to visit the Circle marker. It also has a free campsite -- a rarity in Alaska.

[Adam Scott Lankford, 06/14/2006]

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