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    Denali

    National Park & Preserve Alaska

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  • 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.

National Park Service to Burn Debris Pile at Toklat

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Date: May 16, 2013
Contact: Kris Fister, (907) 683-9583

DENALI PARK, Alaska: Fire Management staff at Denali National Park and Preserve are planning to burn debris consisting of trees and brush between Sunday, May 19 and Friday, June 7, as weather conditions permit.The single pile is located at the Toklat Road Camp, approximately one-half mile north of the Denali Park Road at Mile 53. The material being burned is from hazard fuel reduction (fire protection) around structures, brush removal on the park road, and maintenance projects in the park.

Smoke may be visible in the surrounding area from the park road and from aircraft.

NPS Fire Management staff will be monitoring the burning on site. The pile is expected to burn for two to three days.

Additional park information can be obtained by calling 907-683-9532 from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm daily or on the web at www.nps.gov/dena. Stay connected with "DenaliNPS" on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Flickr, and iTunes - links to these social media sites are available at www.nps.gov/dena .

 

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a gray and white husky with bright blue eyes

Pets are welcome, but must be leashed at all times when visiting Denali. They are not allowed on trails or in the backcountry.