• pond surrounded by green brush, reflecting a distant range of snow-covered mountains that are dominated by one massive mountain

    Denali

    National Park & Preserve Alaska

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Federal Facilities

The possession of firearms in the following facilities is prohibited:

All National Park Service offices and administrative buildings

The Denali Visitor Center

The Murie Science and Learning Center

The Backcountry Information Center

The Eielson Visitor Center

Wonder Lake Ranger Station

Walter Harper Talkeetna Ranger Station

Toklat Contact Station

The Denali Post Office

Did You Know?

close view of bearberry, a small red-colored plant

In 1908, Charles Sheldon – a hunter and naturalist – described in his journal the idea of a park that would allow visitors to enjoy the beauty he saw while visiting Alaska. In 1917 his vision became reality, with the creation of Mount McKinley National Park.