Nenana, Alaska: Nenana Ice Classic Tripod

Every winter the large Tripod is placed on the frozen Nenana River. Every spring it falls into the river. The person who guesses closest to the exact time wins a big cash prize.
Address:
Front St., Nenana, AK
Directions:
On the north side of Front St. just east of its intersection with Market St.
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Nenana Ice Classic Tripod

Every spring there is a contest to see who can guess closest to the month, day, hour, and minute that the Tripod will fall over due to the ice breaking up in the Nenana River. The tripod is on display and tickets ($2.50) can be purchased until April 1st. Last year the prize was $267,444.

[Pam Rudy, 07/23/2017]

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