Alerts & Conditions

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak and the National Park Service's goal to protect visitors, local communities, and staff, the following facilities and areas are closed until further notice:

  • Visitor Center and Administrative Office in Port Alsworth, AK
  • Richard L Proenneke Historic Cabin and the area within a half mile of the cabin including adjacent historic administrative cabins, Hope Creek Campsite, and all outdoor areas within the site.

Staff are working. Please call (907) 781-2218 to leave a message for an employee to return your call or email

Visitors are asked to consult State of Alaska Public Health Mandates for up to date guidance regarding traveling and visiting Alaska. Local communities adjacent to the park have issued their own closure notices under authority of the State of Alaska. Up to date information regarding closures in local communities can be found through the Lake and Peninsula Borough website.

The public utilizing areas of the park that are not subject to these closures are asked to follow CDC guidance regarding social distancing.

Our field research and monitoring operations are also planning for significantly changed or cancelled operations for the summer of 2020 with a focus on the health and safety of staff and local residents.

Thank you for your assistance in keeping park visitors, local communities, and staff safe.


Last updated: May 28, 2020

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Mailing Address:

PO Box 227
Port Alsworth, AK 99653


(907) 781-2218

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