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 »
Gates of the Arctic staff along with partners from other agencies and academic institutions conduct work in the park to learn about and protect the park's ecological systems, wildlife, and historic sites. Here you'll find brief project updates that describe these research and resource management activities.
Using radio collars to track movements and behaviors of Caribou and Moose is an ongoing effort of park biologists.
Management of subsistence resources and activities is a community effort through the Subsistence Resource Commission.
This report provides updates on the long term Snowshoe Hare study around the eastern boundary of the park.
The history and significance of the Arrigetch Peaks: "The Fingers of the Hand Outstretched"
Excavations at a 7,000 year old hunting camp deep in the Brooks Range.
Results from investigations in 2013 near the south end of Walker Lake.
Did You Know?
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.