Denali National Park & Preserve

Denali National Park & Preserve

In The Park in Denali

Climb McKinley

Scaling the heights of Mount McKinley—20,320 feet tall, and the highest point in North America—is a major trophy in the world of mountain climbing. Although climbers as young as 11 and as old as 74 have made the trip to the summit, McKinley climbing is best left for the ...

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Walking & Hiking

For the most part, Denali National Park and Preserve is unspoiled wilderness—unencumbered by trails or other backcountry aids. The park's philosophy rests on the concept that unstructured wandering not only engenders a more complete experience for visitors, but also has far less environmental impact than would be created by ...

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Activities & Programs

While most of the action takes place during the summer, there are always lots of activities and programs to take advantage of at Denali National Park and Preserve. The following is a partial list of the various opportunities the park offers. Air Tours When it comes to getting an "overview" of ...

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Sled Dogs & Mushing in Denali

When Alaska became the 49th state in 1959, few roads existed in the new state. Perhaps one of the most synonymous associations with the Great North is the usage of sled dog teams for transportation. Dog sleds as transportation have existed for thousands of years and span across the ...

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