National Park Service Accepting Applications for New Winter Commercial Opportunity in Denali National Park
Contact: Kris Fister, 907-683-9583
DENALI PARK, Alaska: The National Park Service (NPS) is accepting applications for commercial use authorizations (CUA) to provide vehicle tours on the Denali National Park Road between mid-February and May 10th. This is a new winter commercial opportunity for the park.
Beginning in February 2014, the NPS will plow the Denali Park Road as far as the Mountain Vista Rest Area (Mile 12) for a 3-5 year trial period in order to provide additional mountain viewing and winter recreational opportunities for park visitors.Previously the road was plowed only to Park Headquarters (Mile 3) during the winter.
The specific stipulations for the CUA, including the type of passenger vehicles that will be allowed, and the application can be found online.
Additional park information is also available on our website or by calling 907-683-9532 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm daily. Stay connected with "DenaliNPS" on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Flickr, and iTunes.
Did You Know?
Visibility is an important component of measuring Denali's air quality. Visibility data, such as that from the Wonder Lake camera, supplements chemical data from filter samples. Air here is still clean, but traces of pollution from local, regional and international sources exists on filter samples.