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Eagle

4.9
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Eagle is a city located along the south bank of the Yukon River near the Canada–US border in the Southeast Fairbanks Census Area, Alaska, United States. It includes the Eagle Historic District, a U.S. National Historic Landmark. The population was 86 at the 2010 census. Every February, Eagle hosts a checkpoint for the long-distance Yukon Quest sled dog race.GeographyEagle is located at .Eagle is located on the southern bank of the Yukon River, 8mi west of the border between Alaska and the Yukon Territory of Canada at the end of the Taylor Highway. It is located near Yukon–Charley Rivers National Preserve.According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.0sqmi, all land.ClimateLike most of Alaska, Eagle has a subarctic climate (Köppen Dfc) with long, cold winters occasionally moderated by chinook winds, and short, warm summers. In the absence of chinook moderation, winter temperatures can be dangerously cold: in the notoriously cold month of December 1917, the temperature did not rise above −25F and it averaged −46F. When chinooks occur, winter temperatures can get above 32F, doing so on an average of five days per winter.
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Popular things to do in Eagle

Nature / Wildlife Tour
Bush Alaska Expeditions Dog Sled Tours
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Duration: 2 hours

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