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    Gates Of The Arctic

    National Park & Preserve Alaska

Laws & Policies

A variety of rules and regulations 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 pertains to all National Park areas.

  • 36 CFR part 13 pertains to all Alaska National Park areas.
  • 36 CFR section 13, subpart M pertains to Special Regulations of Gates of the Arctic National Park & 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:

Did You Know?

A snowy Mount Igikpak on a sunny day.

At 8510 feet, Mount Igikpak, at the headwaters of the Noatak River, is the highest peak in Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve.