McNeil River Scientific and Educational Permits

Applications for Scientific and Educational Permits to visit the McNeil River State Game Sanctuary in Alaska during summer 2023 will be accepted starting September 1, 2022. These limited permits are issued outside the regular lottery permit system and are available to those who have a demonstrated need to visit McNeil River for scientific or educational purposes. Information on how to apply and the selection criteria can be found on the McNeil River Special Access Permit web page:  McNeil River Special Access Permit web page.

Application packets must be received by December 1, 2022 to the McNeil River State Game Sanctuary, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, 333 Raspberry Road, Anchorage, Alaska 99518, USA; (907) 267-2189; or dfg.dwc.mcneil-info@alaska.gov.