The Superintendent's Compendium is a written compilation of regulations, designations, closures, permit requirements and other restrictions imposed under the Superintendent’s discretionary authority for Gates of the Arctic National Park & Preserve. We encourage you to read it before your visit.
Did You Know?
In 1969, five wildland fires burned 129,820 acres in Gates of the Arctic National Park & Preserve. That was the largest acreage to burn in the park in a given year. Interestingly, 14 wildland fires, the most fires to occur in the park, burned a mere 500 acres in 1977.