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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Caption: MORE THAN 270 fossil sites have been discovered in the sedimentary rocks of Denali National Park and Preserve (right) over the past 12 years.
8220;Our enhanced Denali National Park experience will allow guests more chances for wildlife sightings, as well as a much closer look at Mount McKinley, the highest peak in North America,” noted Lambert.
More importantly, what was to many visitors no more than a white dot on the hillside (and only if you were sitting on that side of the bus, mind you), now became a visible and tangible icon of Denali National Park and Preserve and a live illustration of the reason the park was formed--to protect Dall sheep from market hunters who were prevalent and decimating their populations at the time.
Key words: Alaska, Alces alces, Denali National Park and Preserve, habitat selection, habituation, human development, moose
Holleman originally traveled to Alaska with her husband to work at Denali National Park for the summer, but moved in to stay.
Offering authentic Alaskan cuisine, deluxe accommodations, and visits to landmarks such as Denali National Park, the new land-tour packages span four to five nights and, depending on the itinerary, include stops in Fairbanks, Denali National Park, Talkeetna, Anchorage, and Seward.
Forty-five eaglets were fitted with satellite transmitters and then tracked on their first migration from their birthplace in Denali National Park.
Denali National Park and Preserve is located in the south-central portion of Alaska, about 240 miles north of Anchorage and 125 miles south of Fairbanks.
Denali National Park, Alaska: Proposal to open park to recreational vehicles, roads and resort development.
We recorded observations of caribou (Rangifer tarandus), grizzly bear (Ursus arctos), Dall sheep (Ovis dalli) and moose (Alces alces) along the Denali National Park and Preserve road corridor during 1995-97.
PHOENIX -- Viad Corp (NYSE:VVI) today announced that it completed the acquisition of Denali Backcountry Lodge, Denali Cabins and related assets, located in and adjacent to Denali National Park and Preserve in Alaska.
Home to the highest summit in North America, Denali National Park and Preserve in Alaska celebrates its centennial this year by unveiling a newly restored 1927 cabin, originally built by the park's first superintendent.