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Steese National Conservation Area

Steese National Conservation Area (NCA) encompasses 1.2 million acres of public land about 100 miles northeast of Fairbanks, AK. The Steese NCA’s special values include Birch Creek Wild and Scenic River, crucial caribou calving grounds and home range, and Dall sheep habitat. A half day’s drive from Fairbanks, Alaska, the Steese NCA offers stunning scenery, peaceful solitude, and outstanding opportunities for year-round recreation.