Road Closure: Friday, September 26
On Friday, September 26, a contractor will be working on a utility below the park road near Headquarters. Therefore, the road will be closed to all vehicle traffic at roughly Mile 3. The road will re-open on Saturday morning.
Upper Susitna Communities Celebrate Earth Day 2010!
Contact: Bob Henry, (907) 733-2174
Upper Susitna Communities Celebrate Earth Day!
The theme for this year’s celebration is "Grow Awareness." This locally sponsored and staffed event features a wide variety of exhibits and activities suitable for all ages. There will be food, crafts, art, short films, door prizes and lots of important consumer information. Free fair trade coffee will be available to those who bring their own cup, or can be purchased for $1.00 for those needing a cup.
The following items will be accepted for recycling during the day’s activities: cardboard,
Earth Day is made possible by the many volunteers, businesses, and organizations that support sustainable living, including Alaska Geographic and the National Park Service. For additional information, you may contact Colleen Coulon Love, Alaska Geographic Earth Day Coordinator, at (907) 733-2174 or Bob Henry, National Park Service Education Specialist, at (907) 733-9110 or Robert_Henry@nps.gov.
Did You Know?
Denali is home to both black bears and grizzly (brown) bears. Black bears inhabit the forested areas of the park, while grizzly bears mainly live on the open tundra. Almost all bears seen by visitors along the Park Road are grizzlies.