Regulations

A park ranger addresses a group of visitors
A Lake Clark Ranger talking to visitors, Lake Clark National Park & Preserve. (NPS Photo- Kent Miller)
  • A park ranger addresses a group of visitors

    A Lake Clark Ranger talking to visitors, Lake Clark National Park & Preserve. (NPS Photo- Kent Miller)

  • A park ranger sits inside with three hikers

    A Denali Ranger explaining the rules of the park to hikers, Denali National Park & Preserve. (NPS Photo- Kent Miller)

  • A park ranger stands and addresses a room of visitors

    Safety is the topic of this lecture, Katmai National Park & Preserve. (NPS Photo- Kent Miller)

  • Passengers speaking to their tour's ship captain

    Passengers learning the in‘s & out‘s of their tour, Kenai Fjords National Park. (NPS Photo- Kent Miller)

Introduction

There are a variety of rules and regulations that help us protect park resources and provide visitors with a safe and enjoyable experience. Below are links to federal and state laws applicable to Alaska national park units and documents related to ongoing rulemaking efforts affecting Alaska park lands. Please also visit the specific park websites for more information on what activities are authorized in Alaska park areas. Specific questions about park regulations may also be addressed to the Regional Law Enforcement Specialist or the Superintendent of the park you plan to visit.

Last Updated: February 10, 2014