Denali National Park and Preserve


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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.S.
Travelers will travel the entire length of the main line, visiting Kenai Fjords National Park and Denali National Park and Preserve. Side trips will include bear watching at Lake Clark National Park and Preserve and a flight-seeing trip over the Arctic Circle en route to Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve.
1991 Aerial moose survey, Denali National Park and Preserve. Alaska Region Natural Resources Survey and Inventory Report AR-91/06.
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.
* Established in 1917, Denali National Park and Preserve is one of the largest national parks in the United States.
ARAMARK Harrison Lodging Alaska Operations has expanded several properties near Denali National Park and Preserve. The company plans a grand opening event June 3 at Denali Park Resorts.
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.
The National Park Service (NPS) has issued proposed regulations that would prohibit the use of snowmobiles in 2 million acres of designated wilderness in Denali National Park and Preserve. The regulations would for the first time define the term "traditional activities." The term was incorporated, though never explicitly defined, in the 1980 Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act to protect the rights of residents and individuals who have historically lived off the land.
Denali National Park and Preserve, still Alaska's most popular national park, counted 490,311 visitors last year, down from 505,565 in 1993.
For park information, contact Denali National Park and Preserve at P.O.
The site near Talkeetna is one of four alternative plans being considered by the National Park Service for development on the south side of Denali National Park and Preserve. According to Russ Berry, Denali park superintendent, a general management plan for development of the area was created in 1986.