Packing List

What should I pack?

Typically, July weather in Fairbanks is hot and dry (60-85ºF / 16-30ºC). However, some rainy days and afternoon showers are not uncommon. At this time of year, there are approximately 20 hours of daylight, so if you are light sensitive, a sleeping mask is recommended.

  • Swimming suit (bathing attire is mandatory at the hot spring)
  • Shirts (mostly short-sleeved)
  • Pants / shorts / skirts
  • Socks
  • Undergarments
  • Comfortable walking shoes or sneakers
  • Light jacket / windbreaker
  • Light sweater or sweatshirt
  • Sunglasses and hat
  • Sleeping mask (optional)
  • Hiking shoes (for those participating in the hike)
  • Water shoes (for those participating in the canoe trip)
  • Hat (toque), scarf, extra layers (for those participating in the permafrost tunnel tour)
  • Bug spray
  • Sun screen
  • Laptop and charger (optional)
  • Camera (optional)
  • American cash

* Bed linens and towels will be provided.

**Coin-operated laundry facilities are available in the building.