"To the southeast of town (near..." Fairbanks Off The Beaten Path Tip by CubsIn4

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To the southeast of town (near Eielson Air Force Base) there's a huge watershed along with an information center. The watershed was created to protect Fairbanks from the Chena River after a devastating flood. Not many tourists go there, but it's an interesting site and a vital safeguard for the city of Fairbanks.

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  • Written Aug 26, 2002
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