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Barrow Beach

Ocean front, Barrow, AK
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One of the most impressive place I have ever stayed

Even if you stay few hours in Barrow, this is the place to go directly. Cannot explain good enough... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Efren T
Frozen Beach.

No visit to Barrow is complete unless you visit the Whale Bone Arch. Located right in town, can... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
Tony O
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Pleasant View, Tennessee
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
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“arctic ocean” (23 reviews)
“polar bears” (9 reviews)
“snowy owl” (2 reviews)
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Ocean front, Barrow, AK
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even if you stay few hours in Barrow, this is the place to go directly. Cannot explain good enough the feeling I had when i first time saw the Artic Ocean partially frozen and walking over it. I stayed 3 days there, and every few...More

1  Thank Efren T
Reviewed 16 September 2017

No visit to Barrow is complete unless you visit the Whale Bone Arch. Located right in town, can walk here from the north side of town without any problem. The ocean was completely frozen when we where her in June so no polar bear plunge...More

Thank Tony O
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Thought some arctic summer beach pictures could raise a smile .... Seriously, this is the point where you have higher risks to face wild life like white bears ...

Thank David_F1206
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Our visit to Barrow Alaska was less than 24 hours but we got everything in we wanted to do. 1. We fully submerged ourselves when we jumped in the Arctic Ocean. It was not as cold as I would have thought. We brought up old...More

4  Thank Erik B
Reviewed 26 July 2017

It would be unimaginable to come to Barrow and not go to the shore of the Arctic Ocean. Not too many human beings can claim to have seen the Arctic Ocean. Touch the water. If you are brave, wade in (bring some sandals). If you...More

2  Thank kwa829
Reviewed 14 July 2017

You really can't imagine this place, this town and this part of the world unless you get out and just walk around and get a taste of some pretty amazing ways of life. WE HIGHLY RECOMMEND calling a local guy named Mike Shultz and getting...More

1  Thank leeandjoanne1993
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Taking a walk on the beach is eventful during the summer. You may have the opportunity to see the natives launching their boats for fishing. Find large jelly fish either in the water or on shore. You might find different types of shells on the...More

1  Thank Theresa K
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Not much here as you might expect. Kind of neat to see an ice pack on the beach in July. A fair bit of trash about takes away from the beauty. No animals today except a solo seal and a horned owl. Barely worth a...More

Thank TAMAN1951
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Very unique. If in Barrow you must step foot on the beach. Take a quick stroll and take in a landscape like no other.

Thank jtssea
Reviewed 21 June 2017

This was a great spot to take pictures of the Arctic Ocean and ice. Gravely, sandy beach is very interesting. You are told not to go to the water, as the polar bears are a real and potentially present danger. I just looked around and...More

Thank zzzzdoc1
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Maxene923
24 May 2017|
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Response from Kim T | Reviewed this property |
Anything as everything is exspensive and chocolate or nice food - the town is a dry town so no wine or beer
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Sue9201B
27 March 2015|
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Response from Rob B |
One day in Barrow is plenty. Most tourists fly in on the morning flight and out on the afternoon flight.
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