As of February 22, 2010, a new federal law allows people who can legally possess firearms under applicable federal and Alaska state law, to legally possess firearms within Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve.
It is the responsibility of visitors to understand and comply with all applicable Alaska state and federal firearms laws before entering this park. As a starting point, please visit:
Applicable federal firearms laws still apply to Glacier Bay.
Federal prohibitors who may not possess a firearm in Glacier Bay.
The 2010 federal firearms law
Contact us with questions about firearms by e-mail or by calling (907) 697-2230
Did You Know?
Dense schools of forage fish, like herring and sand lance, are an abundant food source for many creatures, from the massive Humpback Whale to the diminutive Marbled Murrelet. Schools of forage fish can be literally miles long and hundreds of feet thick.