Tours

Recreational Guides

[This list was updated April 2022.]

Below is a list of commercial recreational and educational guides who are either authorized to operate operate
To manipulate the controls of any conveyance, such as, but not limited to, an aircraft, snowmobile, motorboat, off-road vehicle, or any other motorized or non-motorized form of vehicular transport as to direct its travel, motion, or purpose.

Learn more about operate
within Arctic National Wildlife Refuge or who are in the process of seeking authorization for 2021. To be authorized, the company must have a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service special use permit for commercial operations in the refuge.

It is illegal to provide commercial services within the refuge without permitted authorization. We cannot predict which businesses will pursue--or be granted--authorization into the future. It is the visitor's responsibility to confirm the validity of guides.

This information is offered as a public service. All the guides listed are private businesses not affiliated with the U.S. government. This list does not constitute an endorsement by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, nor does it guarantee continued authorization. We post contact information as it has been provided to us, and update the list periodically.

Alaska Guide Collective
1518 Airport Heights Drive
Anchorage, Alaska 99508
907-830-0125
alaskaguidecollective@gmail.com

Arctic Treks LLC
P.O. Box 73452
Fairbanks, AK 99707
907-455-6502
907-455-6522 (FAX)
arctictreks@alaska.net

Arctic Wild LLC
P.O. Box 80562
Fairbanks, AK 99708
907-479-8203
info@arcticwild.com

Chena Outdoor Collective
P.O. Box 16192
Two Rivers, AK 99716
907-799-4420
chenaoutdoorco@gmail.com

Chilkat Guides Ltd.
P.O. Box 170 
Haines, AK 99827 
907-313-4420 
 raftalaska@chilkatguides.com

Chulengo Expeditions
530 East 86th Street
New York, NY 10028
917-887-8928
info@chulengo.org

Double Shovel Outfitters
P.O. Box 72557 
Fairbanks, AK 99707 
907-699-7801 
charliejagow@yahoo.com

Expeditions Alaska
P.O. Box 412 
Copper Center, AK 99573 
770-952-4549
info@expeditionsalaska.com

MT Sobek
1266 66th St. Suite 4 
Emeryville, CA 94608 
510-484-1228 
mara.drazina@mtsobek.com

Sierra Club
2101 Webster Street, Suite 1300 
Oakland, CA 94612 
415-977-5690
415-977-5795 (FAX)
outings.permits@sierraclub.org

Sundog Expeditions
1995 Texas Ridge Road 
Deary, ID 83328 
208-874-3202 
lonnie@sundogexpeditions.com

Wilderness Birding Adventures 
40208 Alpenglow Circle 
Homer, AK 99603 
907-299-3937 
robin@wildernessbirding.com

YMCA Camp Manito-wish
5650 Camp Manitowish Lane
Boulder Junction, WI 54512
715-385-2312
715-385-2461 (FAX)
outpost.director@manito-wish.org

YMCA Camp Widjiwagan
3788 North Arm Road
Ely, MN 55731
612-465-0487
brent.saxton@ymcamn.org

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Air operators

[This list was updated April 2022.]

Below is a list of commercial air operators who are either authorized to operate operate
To manipulate the controls of any conveyance, such as, but not limited to, an aircraft, snowmobile, motorboat, off-road vehicle, or any other motorized or non-motorized form of vehicular transport as to direct its travel, motion, or purpose.

Learn more about operate
within Arctic National Wildlife Refuge or who are in the process of seeking authorization for 2021. To be authorized, the company must be licensed by the Federal Aviation Administration, meet insurance requirements of the State of Alaska, and have a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service special use permit for commercial operations in the refuge.

It is illegal to provide commercial services within the refuge without permitted authorization. We cannot predict which businesses will pursue--or be granted--authorization into the future. It is the visitor's responsibility to confirm operator validity.

This information is offered as a public service. All the operators listed are private businesses not affiliated with the U.S. government. This list does not constitute an endorsement by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, nor does it guarantee continued authorization. We post contact information as it has been provided to us, and update the list periodically.

Arctic Air Inc.
P.O. Box 80107
Fairbanks, AK 99708
907-252-7888
sheila@arcticairflying.com

Arrowhead Outfitters, LLC
5744 East Rutan Avenue
Wasilla, AK 99654
907-746-7744
907-746-7211 (FAX)
aoutfit@outlook.com

Brooks Range Aviation
P.O. Box 26010
Bettles Field, AK 99726
907-692-5444
airservice@brooksrange.com

Coyote Air, LLC
2199 Nottingham Drive
Fairbanks, AK 99709
907-678-5995 (summer)  
907-479-5995 (winter)
907-479-5042 (FAX)
flycoyoteair@gmail.com

Golden Eagle Outfitters
P.O. Box 692
Delta Junction, AK 99737
907-978-4674
goldeneagleoutfitters@gmail.com

Kavik Aviation
P.O. Box 248
Palmer, AK 99645
907-414-0371
fly@blueriveraviation.com

North River Air
P.O. Box 61228
Fairbanks, AK 99706
907-888-6348 
tyrrellstrails@gmail.com

Scenic Mountain Air
P.O. Box 4
Moose Pass, AK 99631
907-288-3646
 flyscenicmountainair@gmail.com

Shadow Aviation, Inc.
P.O. Box 83298
Fairbanks, AK 99708
907-457-7194
shadowaviationak@gmail.com

Silvertip Aviation, LLC
P.O. Box 873364
Wasilla, AK 99687
907-676-0421
silvertipaviation@hotmail.com

Swift Fork Air Inc.
P.O. Box 84634 
Fairbanks, AK 99708 
907-458-0734 
swiftforkair@gmail.com

Togo Aviation
P.O. Box 248
Palmer, AK 99645
907-414-0371
fly@blueriveraviation.com

Wright Air Service, Inc.
P.O. Box 60142
Fairbanks, AK 99706
907-474-0502 
907-474-0375 (FAX)
charters@wrightairservice.com

Yukon Air Service Inc.
P.O. Box 84107
Fairbanks, AK 99708
907-479-3993 (October - May)
907-662-2445 (June - September)
yukonair@mosquitonet.com

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Hunting Guides

 

 

[This list is current as of April 2022.]

Below is a list of commercial big game hunting guide companies currently authorized to operate operate
To manipulate the controls of any conveyance, such as, but not limited to, an aircraft, snowmobile, motorboat, off-road vehicle, or any other motorized or non-motorized form of vehicular transport as to direct its travel, motion, or purpose.

Learn more about operate
within the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. To be authorized, the company must have a valid Alaska guiding license, meet insurance requirements of the State of Alaska, and have a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service special use permit for commercial operations in the refuge. All the operators are private companies not affiliated with the U.S. government. This information is offered as a public service and does not constitute an endorsement by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Area 1, 4, 6
Big Game Backcountry Guides
Riley Pitts
P.O. Box 46
Cold Bay, AK 99571
(541) 531-7211
biggamebackcountryguides@hotmail.com

Area 2
Arctic Alaska Adventures
Thor Stacey
P.O. Box 211231
Auke Bay, AK 99821
(907) 248-7631
thorstacey@gmail.com

Area 3
Full Curl Outdoors, LLC
Aaron Bloomquist 
P.O. Box 126 
Copper Center, AK 99573 
(907) 982-2471 
bloomya@hotmail.com

Area 5
Aniakchak Guide Service
Joey Klutsch
P.O. Box 222
King Salmon, AK 99613
(907) 439-3030
joeyklutsch@gmail.com

Area 7, 15
Alaska's Skookum Guides, LLC
Lyle Becker 
6816 Colonial Court, Apt. 1 
Anchorage, AK 99502
(907) 250-0973  
lyle.a.becker@gmail.com

Area 7, 16
Double Shovel Outfitters
Charlie Jagow 
P.O. Box 72557 
Fairbanks, AK 99707 
(907) 699-7801 
charliejagow@yahoo.com

Area 8
Big Game, Big Country
Dave Marsh
10620 Gleneagle Place 
Louisville, KY 40223 
(859) 338-4710 
dave@biggamebigcountry.com

Area 9, 10
Ovis Outfitters
Matthew Thoft
P.O Box 873364
Wasilla, AK 99687
(907) 676-0421
mattthoft@yahoo.com.sg

Area 11, 14
Arctic Alaska Guide Service
David Morris
P.O. Box 82204
Fairbanks, AK 99708
(907) 457-1240
alaskahuntguide@yahoo.com

Area 13
Alaskan Perimeter Expeditions
Henry Tiffany
P.O. Box 329
Ester, AK 99725
(907) 223-3226
henry@alaskanperimeter.com