Denali National Park


Home of Mount McKinley, the tallest peak in North America, Denali was the first national park established to conserve wildlife in 1917.

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Temps are dropping and until completely frozen, water and light can do a wondrous dance. -sbw

Yesterday's storm clouds bid us a fiery adieu this morning as sunrise ushers in what will be another beautiful day in the park! ~aks

Ranger Programs are ramping up for summer. Dog Demos now at 10a & 2p. Check out for 2013 programs. -ekb

A sure sign of spring: the return of Alaska's unofficial state bird! ~aks

"Generally speaking, a howling wilderness does not howl: it is the imagination of the traveler that does the howling." H. D. Thoreau ~aks

Employee housing's newest member presented the perfect opportunity for summer employees to practice safe wildlife viewing distances! ~aks

Join us at 1pm at the winter visitor center to discover the "hidden stories" of Denali on a ranger-led snowshoe hike. No hike tomorrow. ~aks

Denali Forecast: Icy conditions on trails, walkways, and roadways. Make sure your traction devices are handy, and always use caution! ~lp

Come into the winter visitor center to get a new perspective on Denali. Open daily 9am-4pm. ~lp

Rangers cant hide their enthusiasm as they get ready for the first ranger-led snowshoe walks of the season today and tomorrow at 1pm.~lp

Think Alaska is cold? Right now Denali (at 28F) is warmer than Moab at 14F degrees, Jackson Hole at 18F, and Minneapolis at 19F! ~aks

Icy water flows downstream. Escaping Jack Frosts grasp for now it would seem. ~NH

It is written: All ski tips point to happiness. Doesn't matter how far/long you go. Just go. ~IN

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Today, our thanks for all who have/do protect our wild places in ways seen & unseen. Happy Thanksgiving. ~IN

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It was just past 9:30 when this lower peak of the AK Range blushed w/ the 1st morning light. Worth the wait. ~IN

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2 antlerless male caribou X the hwy in the dim evening light. The rut over, they're now lookin' for lichen.~IN

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Traveling north on the Parks Highway late today. Had to pull over to capture this rearview mirror view. ~IN

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Random act of beauty: ruby-red rose hips w/ a bit of fresh snow. ~IN

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Make tracks to the polls today! ~IN

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