Noatak National Preserve is open year around. The headquarters office and visitor information center are located at the Northwest Arctic Heritage Center in Kotzebue.
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Monday - Friday
Visitor Center Hours:
June - September
|8:30 AM - 6:30 PM||Monday - Friday|
|1:00 PM - 5:00 PM||Saturday|
October - May
|9:00 AM - 6:30 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.