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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 »


Our Staff and Offices
Find an employee directory, phone numbers for various offices and email the park on our staff and offices page.

Laws and Policies
Learn about the laws that dictate how we manage the park, and find links to resources like the Code of Federal Regulations and other governing documents.

Park Planning
Discover how to express your voice in the management of the park through the park planning process, and find copies of existing park management documents.

Fire Management
Wildfire is a natural part of the boreal forest ecosystem. Find information on current fires and learn how the park manages wildfire incidents.


Superintendent's Annual Reports
The Superintendent's Report is an annual document, recapping the highlights and achievements of park staff, partners and visitors.

2012 Annual Report (pdf file)

2011 Annual Report (pdf file)

2010 Annual Report (pdf file)


2007 Annual Report (pdf file)

2006 Annual Report (pdf file)

2005 Annual Report (pdf file)

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.