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    Gates Of The Arctic

    National Park & Preserve Alaska


A tent and two campers on a sunny and cold day with a snowy mountain in the distance.

Fall camping in the Brooks Range

NPS Photo Don Pendergrast

There are no designated campsites in Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve. Camping usually takes place in conjunction with other recreational activities. Camping in the arctic requires planning, preparation and care in order to protect the visitor and the fragile arctic ecosystem.

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5000 year old stone tent ring in Gates of the Arctic National Park

Reminders of an older time, remains of ancient caribou skin tents can still be seen in Gates of the Arctic National Park. More...