Thing to Do

Backpack the Brooks Range's Arctic Wilderness

A park ranger backpacking in the mountain wilderness of Gates of the Arctic
Explore the Brooks Range's arctic wilderness in Gates of the Arctic

NPS/Josh Spice

Traveling through the park on foot affords opportunities of exploration and discovery. Mountain ridges and passes reveal splendid vistas and can take you to the most remote and least traveled areas of the entire National Parks system.

Learn more about wilderness backpacking in Gates of the Arctic

Backcountry Hiking
Pets Allowed
Entrance fees may apply, see Fees & Passes information.
Summer, Fall
Accessibility Information
Gates of the Arctic is a true wilderness environment with zero development, trails, or services.

Gates Of The Arctic National Park & Preserve

Last updated: December 10, 2020