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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 float plane landing on a lake in the park.

To access Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve, most people fly into the park on floatplanes that land on lakes or bush planes that can land on gravel bars.