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Fairbanks, Alaska

Fairbanks is Alaska’s second most populated town and one of the only real cities as you head north through the state. South of town, you have Denali National Park. To the east, the northern Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve. The town lines the bank of the Chena River near the confluence of the Tanana River, both massive waterways. North of town, the Tanana Valley slowly grows before building into the White Mountains, cut laterally by the Yukon River. Fairbanks might not be a city by continental standards, but it sure is by Alaskan. It even is home to the large University of Alaska campus. If you are driving through Alaska, chances are you will get to experience Fairbanks.

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Featured Mountains in Fairbanks

Mountain Approx. Elevation
Wickersham Dome 3,143 ft (958 m)
Tolovana Hot Springs Dome 2,313 ft (705 m)
Rex Dome 4,108 ft (1,252 m)
Murphy Dome 2,884 ft (879 m)
Granite Tors 3,366 ft (1,026 m)
Denali – Mt McKinley (State High Point) 20,310 ft (6,190 m)
Chena Dome 4,308 ft (1,313 m)
Chena Ridge 919 ft (280 m)