The 7 Principles
The Seven Principles of "Leave No Trace" provide an easily understood framework of minimum impact practices for anyone visiting the outdoors. Although Leave No Trace has its roots in backcountry settings, the Principles have been adapted so that they can be applied anywhere — from remote wilderness areas, to local parks and even in your own backyard.
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Historic Places in Alaska
Aleutian World War II National Historic Area, AlaskaOwner: Ounalashka Corporation
P.O. Box 5198 CHRB
Unalaska, AK 99692
Phone: (907) 644-3472
Description: The visitor center for Aleutian World War II National Historic Area is located in Unalaska. It is owned and operated by the Ounalashka Corporation and affiliated to the National Park Service.
The Aleutian World War II Visitor Center is located at the Unalaska airport, within walking distance of both the cruise ship dock and the Grand Aleutian Hotel.
Aniakchak National Monument, AlaskaFor more information, contact Aniakchak National Monument & Preserve headquarters in King Salmon, AK.
King Salmon, AK 99613
Phone: (907) 246-3305
Description: Given its remote location and challenging weather conditions, Aniakchak is one of the most wild and least visited places in the National Park System.
Cape Krusenstern National Monument, AlaskaDirections Kotzebue, AK 99752
Phone: (907) 442-3890
Description: North of the Arctic Circle, the monument forms 70 miles of shoreline on the Chukchi Sea. More than 114 beach ridges provide evidence of human use for 5,000 years.
Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm National Heritage Area, AlaskaPO Box 1934
Girdwood, AK 99587
Description: The designation of Alaska’s Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm as a National Heritage Area recognizes the compelling history and culture of an area that cradles some of the most influential crossroads of Alaska’s history. Explore these historic, cultural, scenic, and outdoor recreational resources to discover the story of Alaska’s National Heritage Area.
Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, Alaska and Washington319 Second Ave S.
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: (206) 220-4240
Description: After surviving a devastating fire and an economic depression, Seattle flourished with the Klondike Gold Rush. As a key port city, merchants supplied would-be Klondike Kings and Queens on their way to Alaska. This cemented Seattle as an anchor of the Pacific Northwest.
Sitka National Historical Park, Alaska103 Monastery St
Sitka, AK 99835
Phone: (907) 747-0110
Description: On an island amid towering spruce and hemlock, Sitka National Historical Park preserves the site of a battle between invading Russian traders and indigenous Kiks.ádi Tlingit. Park visitors are awed by Tlingit and Haida totem poles standing along the park’s scenic coastal trail, and the restored Russian Bishop’s House speaks of Russia’s little known colonial legacy in North America.
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