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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Holland America Line's Land+Sea Journeys combine the "must-see" of Denali National Park with the "seldom-seen" wonders of the Yukon, including one- or two-night stays in the heart of the Klondike Gold Rush country and up to three-night stays at Denali National Park.
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The state of Alaska and a Fairbanks power utility have struck a deal with federal regulators to reopen a coal-burning power plant north of Denali National Park and Preserve.
Viad Corp (NYSE:VVI), a US-based company providing marketing, travel and recreation services, has completed the acquisition of Denali Backcountry Lodge, Denali Cabins and associated assets, located in Denali National Park and Preserve in Alaska, US.