November 6, 2013

Gates of the Arctic National Park, Alaska

Photograph by Michael Melford, National Geographic

Autumn colors cover an expanse of tundra and hills in Gates of the Arctic National Park. There are no roads in this 8.5-million-acre park, located entirely above the Arctic Circle; the only way in is by air or foot.

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