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.
Wildlife Regulations Proposal (Fall 2014)
Updated February 17, 2015
On September 4, 2014, the National Park Service proposed a permanent federal prohibition regarding three historically illegal predator hunting practices in Alaska's national preserves, as well as related matters. The proposed regulations were open for public comment through December 3, 2014. In response to requests which sought additional time for comments, the comment period was re-opened until February 15, 2015. The comment period is now closed.
- Press Release - Comment period re-opened until February 15, 2015
- Proposed Rule
- Environmental assessment
- Economic Analysis
- To comment on the proposed rule
- To comment on the environmental assessment
- Press release
- Commentary by Joel Hard
National Park Service, Department of the Interior
Transportation and utility systems in and accross, and access into, conservation system units in Alaska
National Park System Units in Alaska
Subsistence management regulations for public lands in Alaska