• Aerial view of Aniakchak Caldera taken from northern rim

    Aniakchak

    National Monument & Preserve Alaska

Laws & Policies

There are a variety of rules and regulations that help us protect park resources and provide visitors with a safe and enjoyable experience. The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) and the Superintendent's Compendium provide a complete listing of park rules and regulations.

36 CFR parts 1-199 pertain to all National Park areas.
36 CFR part 13
pertains to all Alaska National Park areas. Subpart I pertains to the special regulations of Aniakchak National Monument & Preserve.

The Superintendent's Compendium is reviewed annually and provides a list of regulations under the discretionary authority of the superintendent.

Other regulations may also apply. Please see the Summary of Regulations and firearms pages for more information.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The outlet of the Aniakchak River, referred to as "The Gates," was formed when water within the caldera breached the rim and carved through the wall. Terrace deposits above the current water level of Surprise Lake indicate that the lake once filled 50 percent more of the caldera.