• Glacier in Kenai Fjords National Park

    Kenai Fjords

    National Park Alaska

Firearms Information

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 Kenai Fjords National Park.

Under federal law, the use or discharge of a firearm is still prohibited by applicable provisions of 36 CFR Section 2.4(a)(2)(ii) and 36 CFR Section 13.30.

Federal law also prohibits firearms in certain facilities in this park; those places are marked with signs at all public entrances. Click here to see a list of federal facilities in Kenai Fjords.

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:

State of Alaska firearms laws

Applicable federal firearms laws

Click here to read federal prohibitors that specify who may not possess a firearm in Kenai Fjords.

Click here here to read the new firearms law

Contact us with questions about firearms by e-mail or by calling (907) 422-0520.

Did You Know?

State of Alaska superimposed on the contiguous 48 states

With 570,374 square miles, Alaska is twice the size of Texas and 1/5 the size of the rest of the United States. It stretches 2,400 miles east-to-west and 1,420 miles north-to-south. Its 6,640-mile coastline is 50 percent longer than the combined east and west coasts of the United States.