Operating Hours & Seasons

Noatak National Preserve is open year around. The headquarters office and visitor information center are located at the Northwest Arctic Heritage Center in Kotzebue.

Business Hours:
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM Monday - Friday

Visitor Center Hours:

June - September

9:00 AM - 6:30 PM Monday - Saturday
Closed Sunday

October - May

9:00 AM - 5:30 PM Monday - Friday
Closed Saturday - Sunday

Arctic winter conditions - snow, ice, wind, and below-freezing temperatures - exist in the preserve from October through April. Summer temperatures average 54° F, although some days in July may get up to 80° F. Snow or freezing temperatures may occur at any time.

Last updated: November 1, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 1029
Kotzebue, AK 99752


(907) 442-3890

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