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Cannot do Barrow without walking the beach,

Cannot do Barrow without walking the beach. Ice chunks and ice bergs abound, even in July. Look for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cavydad
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Camarillo, California
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What a beautiful place to visit. Words can not describe it. As far back as I can remember I wanted... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mountainman3474
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Dierks, Arkansas
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Cannot do Barrow without walking the beach. Ice chunks and ice bergs abound, even in July. Look for whale bones and whale skulls.

2  Thank Cavydad
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a beautiful place to visit. Words can not describe it. As far back as I can remember I wanted to visit Barrow, and it did not disappoint. If you are going to do the artic plunge, you need to check on conditions before you...More

2  Thank Mountainman3474
Reviewed 21 November 2017

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

5  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

1  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 ...

1  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

7  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

3  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

3  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

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Response from Efren T | Reviewed this property |
Hi Ericka, not sure about the weather, but expect cold and mud. I went around June and it was freezing (boots, winter/rain coats, leggings, gloves), so I guess in September would be much worst. Have you checked you can make... More
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Response from Efren T | Reviewed this property |
Even if its summer season, I really recommend some good boots/shoes. Its full of dust, temperatures will be still really low and maybe you still have the chance to step on the artic ocean! I went there like in end May, and i... More
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