As of February 22, 2010, 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. The prohibited facilities are:
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:
Read the federal prohibitors that specify who may not possess a firearm in Lake Clark National Park and Preserve.
Read the "Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009," which is the law that allows firearms in National Parks.
Contact us with questions about firearms by email or by calling our Port Alsworth Field Headquarters at (907) 781-2218.
Did You Know?
Pilot Matt Nieminen was the first to fly into Lake Clark country in 1930, in a Waco 10 biplane on floats. Nieminen is seen here on the floats of a Fairchild 71 at Two Lakes, just after he became the first to fly over Mt. McKinley in it.