Denali National Park and Preserve


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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Denali National Park and Preserve

(dənäl`ē), in the Alaska Range, S central Alaska; comprising Denali National Park (4,740,912 acres/1,919,398 hectares), est. as Mt. McKinley National Park 1917, and Denali National Preserve (1,399,078 acres/566,428 hectares), est. as a national monument 1978. The two were combined under the above name in 1980. Located in a region of spectacular mountain scenery, the park contains DenaliDenali,
formerly Mount McKinley,
peak, 20,310 ft (6,190 m) high, S central Alaska, in the Alaska Range; highest point in North America. Permanent snowfields cover more than half the mountain and feed numerous glaciers.
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 (Mt. McKinley), the highest point (20,310 ft/6,190 m) in North America. Many peaks exceed 10,000 ft (3,048 m). There are glaciers, tundra, and abundant wildlife (moose, mountain sheep, grizzly bears, and wolves). See National Parks and MonumentsNational Parks and Monuments

National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Digital images of the Denali National Park and Preserve quarter are available at http://www.
Availability and seasonal use of habitat types and distances to road and developed areas for moose, Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska, 1995-1997.
Guests can opt for the seven-day Denali-Kenai Explorer, Gray Line's "Best of Alaska" tour that combines Denali National Park and Preserve with highlights in Seward, Alaska, including a cruise through Kenai Fjords National Park.
Denali National Park and Preserve has one road: the Denali Park Road, which is the main avenue for visitors to see and experience the park.
For a visitor to Denali National Park and Preserve, the first view of the Eielson Visitor Center comes after a four-hour ride aboard the park's visitor transportation system, an effort that earns LEED credits for serving as an efficient means of access to the site.
Land tours of Denali National Park and Preserve, one of America's greatest national treasures and home of towering Mt.
In 2003, the National Park Service received the Environmental Protection Agency's Environmental and Green Government Award for its greening initiatives with ARAMARK at Denali National Park and Preserve.
ARAMARK Harrison Lodging Alaska Operations has expanded several properties near Denali National Park and Preserve.
Visitors can start with one of the best-known parks in the state, Denali National Park and Preserve.
While some parks -- like the Denali National Park and Preserve in Alaska and the Lake Powell/Glen Canyon National Recreation Area on the Arizona/Utah border -- continue to attract significant numbers of travelers from across the nation and the globe, most rely on their regional draw for visitors, Bichsel said.
In addition to its Green Star Award, she said Doyon/ARAMARK Joint Venture Denali National Park and Preserve Concessionaire's Environmental Management system has been ISO-14001 certified since 2004.
Snowmobiles and other motorized uses are a problem in a variety of parks, including Denali National Park and Preserve in Alaska, where congressional representatives are trying to change legislation to allow recreational snowmachines into the park's wilderness core.