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    Kobuk Valley

    National Park Alaska

Laws & Policies

Park Regulations

The Code of Federal Regulations and the Park Compendium provide a listing of rules and regulations that apply to Kobuk Valley National Park.

  • 36 CFR parts 1 - 199 pertains to all National Park areas.
  • 36 CFR part 13 pertains to all Alaska National Park areas.
  • Subpart R of 36 CFR part 13 pertains to Special Regulations of Kobuk Valley National Park.
  • 43 CFR part 36 contains access regulations for Alaska parks.
  • The Park Compendium provides a listing of regulations under the discretionary authority of the superintendent.
  • Other regulations such as Alaska fishing and hunting regulations may also apply.

Did You Know?

Two rustic cabins surrounded by trees. The large one sits on the ground and the small one sits on stilts to protect stored food from animals

In 1940, archeologist J. Louis Giddings traveled down the Kobuk River on a homemade raft, with three young Native men as guides. They found many ancient house depressions, including one at Onion Portage in Kobuk Valley National Park. The site is now believed to be about 10,000 years old.