Where’s Coldfoot? Two hundred sixty miles north of the nearest traffic light in Fairbanks. Two hundred forty miles south of the Arctic Ocean. Sixty miles north of the Arctic Circle. Sixty miles south of the northernmost extent of the tree line. And adjacent to the 8.2 million acre Gates of the Arctic National Park, wilderness jewel of the National Park System.
Surrounded by the remote wilderness and unpeopled distances that are Alaska's Brooks Mountain Range , Coldfoot is blessed with 24 hours of summer daylight and magical winter nightscapes.
We’re also directly under the aurora oval, one of the best places in the world to view the mysterious and awe-inspiring aurora borealis (from late-August through mid-April). Sound like a great place to live and work?
In addition to the breathtaking scenery, Coldfoot Camp's convenient roadside location at Dalton Highway mile 175 helps make it THE legendary base camp offering food, lodging, fuel, outdoor adventure activities, and other services for those working, living or recreating in the region.
Central to the authentic hospitality found at Coldfoot Camp is the Truckers’ Cafe, open year-round, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (serving food from 6am to midnight).
During the summer months, Coldfoot Camp offers delectable breakfast and dinner buffet service in addition to the year-round traditional truckstop-style fare.
A Dalton highway refuge, Coldfoot plays host to truckers, hunters, hikers, visitors and locals alike—a place for the community of travelers to meet on Alaska's wilderness highway.
Coldfoot Camp exists amid an awe-inspiring arctic backdrop. Winter, summer, spring and fall Coldfoot Camp is a great place to live and work: a vacation paradise in Alaska's vast Brooks Mountain Range.