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 »
The National Park Service makes every effort to keep the public informed about news, special events, projects, and accomplishments which occur within & around each of its units.
Gates of the Arctic National Park & Preserve provides press releases to local newspapers as well as posting them here.
For all press inquiries, call the Regional Public Information Officer at (907) 644-3512.
Additional links to Gates of the Arctic news and current events:
Current Resource Division Updates
Did You Know?
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.