• 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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Management

Park Mission
We protect intact, the globally significant Denali ecosystems, including their cultural, aesthetic, and wilderness values, and ensure opportunities for inspiration, education, research, recreation and subsistence for this and future generations.

 

Denali National Park and Preserve, just over 6 million acres, is one of the largest national parks in the United States. The park includes North America's highest mountain, 20,320-foot tall Mount McKinley, a designated wilderness area and is an international biosphere reserve.

Denali is one of over 400 National Park Service units that, working with other partners, helps safeguard this nation's natural and cultural heritage.

 

Laws and Policies
Learn about the laws that dictate how we manage the park, and find links to resources like the Code of Federal Regulations and other governing documents; as well as information about hunting, subsistence use and firearms regulations.


Our Partners
Meet our business and non-profit partners, who are vital to the park.


Park Statistics
Find facts about the park, ranging from acreage to weather data to yearly budget; as well as the annually-produced Superintendent's Report


Getting Ready for 2016
In 2016, the National Park Service turns 100 years old. Check out how Denali is getting ready to celebrate the NPS centennial.


Your Dollars at Work
National parks are owned by you, and funded by you. Check out some of the major projects funded by taxpayer dollars over the past several years.


Doing Business with Denali
Own a business? Learn how to conduct business within the park through a Commercial Use Authorization.


Park Planning
Discover how to express your voice in the management of the park through the park planning progress, and find copies of existing park management documents.


Fire Management
Wildfire is a natural part of the boreal forest ecosystem. Find information on current fires and learn how the park manages wildfire incidents.


Jobs
Thinking about joining us? Look for job announcements and other resources concerning seasonal and permanent employment with the National Park Service.


Sustainability
Find a wealth of information on sustainability-related topics, such as how to plan a 'green' vacation to Denali; ways that we are striving to reduce our carbon footprint; and more.


Professional Photography Program
Are you a published, professional photographer? If so, consider applying through our professional photography program to access the park in your own vehicle.


Commercial Filming Program
If you wish to do any kind of commercial filming in Denali, check out permitting information and other resources here.

Did You Know?

close view of Arnica, a small yellow flower

Over 650 species of flowering plants as well as many species of mosses, lichens, fungi, algae, and others grace the slopes and valleys of Denali.