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 Lake Clark National Park and Preserve.
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 Lake Clark 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:
Click here to read federal prohibitors that specify who may not possess a firearm in Lake Clark National Park and Preserve.
Click here here to read the new firearms law.
Contact us with questions about firearms by email or by calling our Port Alsworth Field Headquarters at (907) 781-2218.
Did You Know?
The glaciers of the last ice age retreated from Lake Clark National Park and Preserve 14,000 years ago, and the earliest archeological evidence of people in the park is about 10,000 years old.