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    Gates Of The Arctic

    National Park & Preserve Alaska

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  • Emergency Sheep Hunting Closure in Units 23 & 26(A)

    All sheep seasons in Game Management Units 23 and 26(A) for all resident and nonresident hunters are closed due to severe decline in sheep numbers in the contiguous populations of the De Long and Schwatka Mountains. More »

For Kids

Welcome to Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve, your wilderness park. We are working hard to create activities for you. For now, check out the links below.

Gates Games

Arctic Animal Slide Show

Student Handbook (3.96 Mb pdf file)

Discover the lives of the animals of Gates of the Arctic National Park & Preserve

Did You Know?

A July snow dusting tents in the Itkillik valley.

It can get below freezing and snow in Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve any month, even in July.