Denali National Park, Alaska

Mount McKinley is in the center of the expansive area known as Denali National Park. McKinley is the tallest peak in North America. President Wilson signed a bill making Denali a National park on February 26, 1917. The park covers 7407 square miles while the preserve covers 2037 square miles. The park was originally name Mount McKinley National Park after the sitting president when it was originally formed but was later changed to Denali National Park after some controversy in 1980. Denali means the high one , referring to the mountain, in the Native American language of Athabaskan. The park is home to a large array of fossils and is a little over 15 covered by glaciers. There is a large variety of plant and wildlife including bears, eagles, sheep, moose, caribou, and many other birds and mammals.

Denali National Park Info


Denali National Park

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Prospectus Available for Glacier Landing Air Taxi and Glacier Landing Air Tour Services Concession Contracts in Denali

DENALI PARK, Alaska – The National Park Service intends to award up to four concession contracts to provide glacier landing air taxi and glacier landing air tour services to the public within Denali National Park and Preserve. The proposed contracts will have a term of January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2029.

Denali Park Road Closed at Mile 34 Due to Debris Slide

The Denali Park Road is closed at Igloo Campground (mile 34) due to a debris slide near mile 38. Travel beyond the campground is restricted for traffic, pedestrians and bicycles until further notice.

Denali National Park and Preserve Initiates Winter Planning Effort

As winter visitation continues to increase, Denali is seeking public input on ways to improve the visitor experience in winter and spring/fall off-seasons, also known as shoulder seasons. Learn about concepts under consideration and read info about the planning effort.

NPS Reaches Wreckage of Flightseeing Plane That Crashed in Denali

TALKEETNA, Alaska – After dealing with heavy cloud cover most of the week, rangers with the National Park Service today were able to investigate the wreckage of a flightseeing plane that crashed in Denali National Park and Preserve on Aug. 4 with five people onboard.

Denali National Park Photos

Bull Moose Fighting '18

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Bull Moose Fighting '18

Denali and the Alaska Range

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Denali and the Alaska Range

The Alaska Range from Denali National Park.

End of the Road

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End of the Road

Linda made it.

Wildflowers on the Tundra

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Wildflowers on the Tundra

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The Park Road

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The Park Road

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Long-tailed Jaeger, Denali National Park, Alaska

Mount McKinley or Denali ("The Great One") in Alaska. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection. Digitally enhanced by rawpixel.

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Mount McKinley or Denali ("The Great One") in Alaska. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection. Digitally enhanced by rawpixel.

Stunning image from Carol M. Highsmith's monumental Library of Congress Collection. For 38 years Carol has travelled America capturing beautiful moments in time, preserving them for future generations. By donating these images to the Library of Congress she has generously made these images available to the public domain for everyone to enjoy.

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The Alaska Range mountains as seen from Eielson Visitors Center in Denali National Park on a clear sunny summer day

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The Alaska Range mountains as seen from Eielson Visitors Center in Denali National Park on a clear sunny summer day

The Alaska Range mountains as seen from Eielson Visitors Center in Denali National Park on a clear sunny summer day

Young adult woman sits on a hill looking out at Mount Denali (McKinley) in Denali National Park. Concept for thinking, peaceful, nature, exploring

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Young adult woman sits on a hill looking out at Mount Denali (McKinley) in Denali National Park. Concept for thinking, peaceful, nature, exploring

Young adult woman sits on a hill looking out at Mount Denali (McKinley) in Denali National Park. Concept for thinking, peaceful, nature, exploring

Wonder Lake in Denali National Park on a sunny day. Mount Denali (formerly Mt. McKinley) sits in the background and is fully visible.

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Wonder Lake in Denali National Park on a sunny day. Mount Denali (formerly Mt. McKinley) sits in the background and is fully visible.

Wonder Lake in Denali National Park on a sunny day. Mount Denali (formerly Mt. McKinley) sits in the background and is fully visible.

Overlook

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Overlook

Denali National Park, Alaska.

Denali Herd

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Denali Herd

Dall sheep herd at Savage River in Denali National Park.

Mount McKinley or Denali ("The Great One") in Alaska is the highest mountain peak in North America, at a height of approximately 20,320 feet above sea level. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection. Digitally enhan

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Mount McKinley or Denali ("The Great One") in Alaska is the highest mountain peak in North America, at a height of approximately 20,320 feet above sea level. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection. Digitally enhan

Stunning image from Carol M. Highsmith's monumental Library of Congress Collection. For 38 years Carol has travelled America capturing beautiful moments in time, preserving them for future generations. By donating these images to the Library of Congress she has generously made these images available to the public domain for everyone to enjoy.

We are delighted to bring you our favorites here.

You can view the entire archive at the Library of Congress.

You can download the images we have curated and edited : www.rawpixel.com/board/421689/carol-m-highsmiths-america

More information about Carol M. Highsmith: carolhighsmithamerica.com

Mount McKinley or Denali ("The Great One") in Alaska is the highest mountain peak in North America, at a height of approximately 20,320 feet above sea level. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection. Digitally enhan

Free Public Domain Illustrations by rawpixel posted a photo:

Mount McKinley or Denali ("The Great One") in Alaska is the highest mountain peak in North America, at a height of approximately 20,320 feet above sea level. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection. Digitally enhan

Stunning image from Carol M. Highsmith's monumental Library of Congress Collection. For 38 years Carol has travelled America capturing beautiful moments in time, preserving them for future generations. By donating these images to the Library of Congress she has generously made these images available to the public domain for everyone to enjoy.

We are delighted to bring you our favorites here.

You can view the entire archive at the Library of Congress.

You can download the images we have curated and edited : www.rawpixel.com/board/421689/carol-m-highsmiths-america

More information about Carol M. Highsmith: carolhighsmithamerica.com

Detail of Ruth Glacier, Glacial moulin, Alaska's Denali National Park. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection. Digitally enhanced by rawpixel.

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Detail of Ruth Glacier, Glacial moulin, Alaska's Denali National Park. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection. Digitally enhanced by rawpixel.

Stunning image from Carol M. Highsmith's monumental Library of Congress Collection. For 38 years Carol has travelled America capturing beautiful moments in time, preserving them for future generations. By donating these images to the Library of Congress she has generously made these images available to the public domain for everyone to enjoy.

We are delighted to bring you our favorites here.

You can view the entire archive at the Library of Congress.

You can download the images we have curated and edited : www.rawpixel.com/board/421689/carol-m-highsmiths-america

More information about Carol M. Highsmith: carolhighsmithamerica.com

Mount McKinley or Denali ("The Great One") in Alaska is the highest mountain peak in North America, at a height of approximately 20,320 feet above sea level. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection. Digitally enhan

Free Public Domain Illustrations by rawpixel posted a photo:

Mount McKinley or Denali ("The Great One") in Alaska is the highest mountain peak in North America, at a height of approximately 20,320 feet above sea level. Original image from Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress collection. Digitally enhan

Stunning image from Carol M. Highsmith's monumental Library of Congress Collection. For 38 years Carol has travelled America capturing beautiful moments in time, preserving them for future generations. By donating these images to the Library of Congress she has generously made these images available to the public domain for everyone to enjoy.

We are delighted to bring you our favorites here.

You can view the entire archive at the Library of Congress.

You can download the images we have curated and edited : www.rawpixel.com/board/421689/carol-m-highsmiths-america

More information about Carol M. Highsmith: carolhighsmithamerica.com

Wonder Lake in Denali National Park on sunny day

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Wonder Lake in Denali National Park on sunny day

Wonder Lake in Denali National Park on sunny day

Sign for Polychrome Pass in Alaska - Denali National Park

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Sign for Polychrome Pass in Alaska - Denali National Park

Sign for Polychrome Pass in Alaska - Denali National Park

Denali National Park with the mountain in full view on a blue sky clear summer day.

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Denali National Park with the mountain in full view on a blue sky clear summer day.

Denali National Park with the mountain in full view on a blue sky clear summer day.