5. Cape Krusenstern National Monument
General - Cape Krusenstern National Monument
Cape Krusenstern can be seen across the bay from Kotzebue and it may be possible to boat there. Most visitors will want to fly in to enjoy the magnificent view of the cape and roving musk ox herds. There are many archaeological sites within the unit and several popular airstrips including the Anigaaq Ranger Station and Kakagrak Hills Tower.
Red Dog Mine - The port for the world’s largest zinc mine is located within the boundaries of the Monument.
Northwest Arctic Heritage Center - Located within walking distance of the Kotzebue Airport this new Visitor Center is the focal point for interpreting the NPS units located in Northwest Alaska.
Maps - Cape Krusenstern National Monument
Maps for Cape Krusenstern NM are given on The Western Parklands NPS unigrid brochure and at the Cape Krusenstern web site.
Google Map - Anigaaq Ranger Station at Cape Krusenstern and airstrip Red Dog Zinc Mine port
NPTC boundaries definition for Cape Krusenstern National Monument
"There are no visitor centers within the Monument. The Visitor Center in Kotzebue is located outside the Monument. You must fly-in or take a boat and land on the shore to enter the Monument." -NPTC
Air taxis authorized by NPS - Cape Krusenstern National Monument
Commercial Use Operators, Cape Krusenstern National Monument
Air taxis used by NPTC Members - Cape Krusenstern NM
Kotzebue small plane runway (Bush planes use the north south strip)
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