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    Gates Of The Arctic

    National Park & Preserve Alaska

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?

Chapman Fire, 2005

In 1969, five wildland fires burned 129,820 acres in Gates of the Arctic National Park & Preserve. That was the largest acreage to burn in the park in a given year. Interestingly, 14 wildland fires, the most fires to occur in the park, burned a mere 500 acres in 1977.