Special Use PermitsSpecial Use Permits are required prior to short-term events or activities that take place in an area managed by the National Park Service and:
Examples of events or activities requiring a Special Use Permit include but are not limited to the following: special assemblies, athletic events or races, temporary access requests, first amendment activities, groups with 12 or more participants, etc.
If you are uncertain whether a Special Use Permit is necessary for your proposed activity, please contact the park to discuss.
RestrictionsDrone Use. Launching, landing, or operating of drones (i.e., unmanned aircraft) from or on lands and waters administered by the National Park Service is prohibited except as approved in writing by the superintendent.
How to ApplyPlease email the park for a Special Use Permit Application.
For More InformationPermit Coordinator
National Park Service
PO Box 1029, Kotzebue, AK 99752
Last updated: February 23, 2021