Denali National Park and Preserve


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Related to Denali National Park and Preserve: Mount McKinley National Park

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National Parks
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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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Funding for this study was provided by the National Park Service, Denali National Park and Preserve and the U.
1991 Aerial moose survey, Denali National Park and Preserve.
Travelers will travel the entire length of the main line, visiting Kenai Fjords National Park and Denali National Park and Preserve.
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.
Most of the research within Denali National Park and Preserve has occurred in places that are relatively easy to get to, as the park can't afford the luxury of helicopter travel to more remote sites.
The Doyon/ ARAMARK joint venture at Denali National Park and Preserve received the Good Earthkeeping Award for their outstanding environmental efforts inside the park.
Denali National Park and Preserve (Alaska): The Denali Borough will make no recommendations this year about a proposed new northern access route to the park, and the state's congressional delegation did not attach riders to legislation that would have allowed motorized access into the park's wilderness core.
ISO 14001 compliant standards for PlanetEVERgreen at the Denali National Park and Preserve.
The Denali National Park and Preserve is Alaska's fifth-most visited destination, according to the state's Alaska Visitor Statistics Program.
Alaska -- More than 600 NPCA members recently sent letters to local lawmakers opposing a proposal for a second access road or railroad into Denali National Park and Preserve.
Frigid snow creaks beneath snowshoe claws as a line of trekkers march behind a ranger along the path at one of the nation's premier parks, Denali National Park and Preserve.