Attractions

Landmark in Utqiaġvik (Barrow)

End of the Road

The northernmost extremity of the US (though not, as locals sometimes claim, North America) is Point Barrow, but it's tough to get to this narrow strip of land. Tours drive almost all the way, but the last two to th…
Cultural Center in Utqiaġvik (Barrow)

Iñupiat Heritage Center

This 24,000-sq-ft facility houses a museum, gift shop and a large multipurpose room where short traditional dancing-and-drumming performances take place each afternoon. Local craftspeople work in a studio in the bac…
College in Utqiaġvik (Barrow)

Ilisagvik College

Ilisagvik is the only tribal-controlled college in Alaska, and the northernmost community college in the country. The campus consists of a main building where you can find most classrooms and faculty offices, surrou…
Notable Building in Utqiaġvik (Barrow)

North Slope Borough Offices

Encompassing some 88,695 sq miles of land area, the Alaskan borough of North Slope is larger than all but 10 American states, but with a population of just under 10,000, lower than that of many American small towns.…
Church in Utqiaġvik (Barrow)

Utqiaġvik Presbyterian Church

This old church stands humble but strong, battered by the unceasing sea salt and snow winds of the far north. The church welcomes visitors to its services, one of which is conducted in the Iñupiat language on Sunday…
Archaeological Site in Utqiaġvik (Barrow)

Ukpiagvik

In the southwest corner of town, you'll see – well, you may or may not see, but you'll be on top of – the remains of the ancient village of Ukpiagvik. The site is marked by the remains of semi-subterranean sod huts,…