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    Gates Of The Arctic

    National Park & Preserve Alaska

Operating Hours & Seasons

The Park and Preserve are open year round. It is best to call each office prior to arrival to confirm current operational hours.

Fairbanks Administrative Center

4175 Geist Road

Fairbanks, AK 99709

(907) 457-5752
Open year-round Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Closed on holidays.

Bettles Ranger Station & Visitor Center

PO Box 26030
Bettles Field, AK 99726

(907) 692-5495
Open year round:

  • From mid-June to the end of September: open 7 days a week, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (sometimes closed noon - 1:00 p.m. for lunch).
  • Remainder of Year: open Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - noon / 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Closed on holidays.

Arctic Interagency Visitor Center

Coldfoot, Alaska, on the Dalton Highway

(907) 678-5209
Open Memorial Day to Labor Day, 7 days a week, 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Anaktuvuk Pass Ranger Station

Anaktuvuk Pass, AK

(907) 661-3520
Outside display is open year-round; call for ranger station hours.

Did You Know?

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...