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.

Visitor Center Hours:
8:00 AM - 5:00 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: April 12, 2022

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Mailing Address:

PO Box 1029
Kotzebue , AK 99752


907 442-3890

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