Discover a Premier Wilderness
This vast landscape does not contain any roads or trails. Visitors discover intact ecosystems where people have lived with the land for thousands of years. Wild rivers meander through glacier-carved valleys, caribou migrate along age-old trails, endless summer light fades into aurora-lit night skies of winter. It remains virtually unchanged except by the forces of nature.
Explore Gates of the Arctic
Begin your adventure and exploration of the park & preserve here.Read More
Connecting People to Ecosystems
Planning a visit to Gates or just wanting to learn more about the ecosystems, animals and plants of the park. Experience these multimedia rich pages.Read More
General Management Plan (GMP) Amendment
Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve is pleased to announce that public scope will begin for an amendment of the 1986 GMP.Read More
History and Culture
People have lived in the Brooks Range for more than 13,000 years. The History and Culture section of the website can tell you more.Read More
Traveling through Time
Past and present cross paths on a dog mushing journey through the park.Read More
Artist in residence sketchbook by Robin Peterson of the Noatak river.Read More
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Take a journey of discovery down the Kobuk River in Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve.Read More
Did You Know?
The Noatak drainage that begins in Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve and continues through the Noatak Preserve is an internationally recognized biosphere reserve.