• Sitka National Historical Park Visitor Center Mountains


    National Historical Park Alaska

Laws & Policies

February 22, 2010 New Firearms Law for Alaska's National Park. As of February 22, 2010, new federal law allows people who can legally possess firearms under federal, state and local laws to possess firearms in National Park units.

Read the Sitka NHP Compendium
The compendium comprises a listing of NPS regulations where the Superintendent has exercised discretionary authority to make designations or impose public use restrictions or conditions in the park.

Did You Know?

Painting of Tlingit warriors

The Battle of 1804 marked the beginning of Russian governance in Alaska. All that remains of this last major conflict between Europeans and Alaska Natives is a clearing at the site of the Tlingit fort and battlefield.