As of February 22, 2010, a new federal law allows people who can legally possess firearms under applicable federal and Alaska state law, to legally possess firearms within Cape Krusenstern National Monument.
Federal law also prohibits firearms in certain facilities in this park; those places are marked with signs at all public entrances.
It is the responsibility of visitors to understand and comply with all applicable Alaska state and federal firearms laws before entering this park. As a starting point, please visit:
Applicable federal firearms laws (PDF 3.5 MB)
To learn more about the federal prohibitors that specify who may not possess a firearm in Kobuk or to learn about the new firearm laws, contact a park ranger.
Contact us with questions about firearms by email or by calling (907) 442-3890.
Last updated: December 3, 2018