• Ice crystals form on ground vegetation

    Noatak

    National Preserve 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 Noatak National Preserve.

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.

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
Alaska State legislature statutes

Applicable federal firearms laws

Click here to read federal prohibitors that specify who may not possess a firearm in Noatak

Click here to read the new firearms law

Contact us with questions about firearms by email or by calling (907) 442-8316

Did You Know?

The Noatak River winds its way through a verdant tundra valley ringed by steep grey mountains.

The Noatak River runs nearly 400 miles from its headwaters deep within the Brooks Range to its mouth at the Chukchi Sea north of Kotzebue.