• Aerial view of Aniakchak Caldera taken from northern rim

    Aniakchak

    National Monument & Preserve Alaska

Firearms Information

As of February 22, 2010, a new federal law allows people who can legally possess firearms under applicable federal and Alaska state law to legally possess firearms in Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve.

Under federal law, the use or discharge of a firearm is still prohibited by applicable provisions of 36 CFR Section 2.4(a)(2)(ii) and 36 CFR Section 13.30.

Federal law also prohibits firearms in certain facilities in this park; those places are marked with signs at all public entrances.

It is the responsibility of visitors to understand and comply with all applicable Alaska state and federal firearms laws before entering this park. As a starting point, please visit:

State of Alaska firearms laws
Alaska State legislature statutes

Applicable federal firearms laws

Click here to read federal prohibitors that specify who may not possess a firearm in Aniakchak

Click here to read the new firearms law

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Subsistence users and sportsmen hunt and fish in Aniakchak. Hunting, fishing, and trapping are regulated by the Federal Government to assure that harvest activites are consistent with maintaining natural and healthy populations.