April 20, 2017
National Park Tourism in Alaska Creates $1.3 Billion in Economic Benefit
A new National Park Service report shows that 2.78 million visitors to national parks in Alaska spent nearly $1.3 billion in the state in 2016. That record visitation and spending supported 18,000 jobs.
July 18, 2016
Changes in Caribou Hunting Regulations in Unit 23
Caribou hunting regulations have CHANGED in Game Management Unit 23 for some hunters for the current regulatory year. Beginning July 1, 2016, Federal public lands in Unit 23 are CLOSED to caribou hunting by non-Federally qualified users for one year.
June 28, 2016
Hovercraft remain prohibited in all Alaska National Parks and Preserves
As the boating and hunting seasons get underway in Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve and other areas within the National Park System in Alaska, visitors are reminded that a recent court case has not changed the regulations which govern activities on navigable waters.
June 20, 2014
Prohibition of Unmanned Aircraft in National Parks
National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis today signed a policy memorandum that directs superintendents nationwide to prohibit launching, landing, or operating unmanned aircraft on lands and waters administered by the National Park Service.