As of February 22, 2010, a federal law allows people who can legally possess firearms under applicable federal and Alaska state law, to legally possess firearms within Denali National Park and Preserve.
Transit and tour bus service in Denali is operated by a private company, Doyon/ARAMARK Joint Venture. The company's policy concerning firearms on buses they operate is as follows:
Denali Natural History Tour, Tundra Wilderness Tour and Kantishna Experience Tour: A passenger may not carry a gun on board any of the tour buses.
Transit buses and free buses (Savage River Shuttle, Riley Creek Loop, Sled Dog Demonstration Bus): A passenger may carry a gun on board a transit bus so long as the gun is locked in a passenger-provided closed container and is not loaded. Ammunition must be stored separately.
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:
by email or by calling (907) 683-9532
Last updated: July 17, 2019