The Best Photography in Fairbanks

Looking for the best photography in Fairbanks? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Fairbanks. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top photography spots in and near Fairbanks

  • Fairbanks, Alaska

    Photograph the Northern Lights in Fairbanks, Alaska

    1 mi / 1 ft gain
    As close to magic as you'll ever see on this Earth, the northern lights, or aurora borealis, are an absolute must-see for any nature enthusiast. The aurora borealis are visible in Fairbanks from August through April, meaning there's an astounding nine months of aurora viewing! Of course, the auro...
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  • Fairbanks, Alaska

    Snowshoe the Granite Tors Loop Trail

    15 mi / 2900 ft gain
    The Granite Tors Loop Trailhead is located at Milepost 39 on Chena River Road east of Fairbanks. It starts at about 700ft above sea level and climbs to about 3200ft, peaking around the 8 mile mark. The climb is slow and continuous adding to the difficulty of the hike.The Chena River State Recreat...
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  • Fairbanks, Alaska

    Snow Biking in Alaska's Arctic

    100 mi
    White Mountains National Recreation Area is run by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, and is best traveled during the winter months. The BLM maintains three trailheads to provide access to 12 public recreation cabins that are connected by extensive trail systems. Trailheads for the Wickersham Cr...
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  • Fairbanks, Alaska

    Hike Angel Rocks Trail

    5.0
    3.5 mi / 900 ft gain
    Angel Rocks is a moderately difficult trail in the Chena River State Recreation Area. The 3.5-mile loop is a great day hike and is frequented by many locals after work. The hike takes you along the Chena River before climbing up 900 feet to sweeping views of the forest below. The “Angel Rocks” ar...
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