• Winter in the Wrangells

    Wrangell - St Elias

    National Park & Preserve Alaska

Laws & Policies

There are a variety of rules and regulations that help us protect park resources and provide visitors with a safe and enjoyable experience. The code of federal regulations and the Superintendent's Compendium provide a complete listing of park rules and regulations.

36 CFR parts 1-199 pertains to all National Park areas.

36 CFR part 13 pertains to all Alaska National Park areas.

36 CFR section 13, subpart V pertains to Special Regulations of Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve

The current Superintendent's Compendium provides a listing of regulations under the discretionary authority of the superintendent. Each year the compendium is updated and the public can make comments. This is the where current park closures are announced. The proposed Superintendent's Compendium is available for comment until February 15, 2015.

Other Regulations

Green Log Policy (pdf format, 86 KB)

ARPA: Protecting Historic Sites and Cultural Artifacts

Fishing, Hunting, & Trapping
The National Park Service and the State of Alaska cooperatively manage the wildlife resources of Wrangell-St. Elias. You must posses a valid Alaska state hunting and/or fishing license and you must comply with Alaska state laws and regulations. Please read and become familiar with the Alaska state Sport Fishing and Sport Hunting/Trapping regulations.

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