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    Denali

    National Park & Preserve Alaska

Lack of Snowcover Delays Availability of Snowmobiling for Traditional Activities

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Date: December 13, 2006
Contact: Kris Fister, 907-683-9583

Due to the continued lack of adequate snow cover, all areas of the 1980 additions to Denali National Park and Preserve remain closed to the use of snowmobiles for traditional activities. Determinations to open areas for use will be made when snow conditions allow. All lands within the former Mount McKinley National Park on both the north and the south sides of the crest of the Alaska Range are permanently closed to all snowmobile use by federal regulation. Maps with GPS coordinates for the park and preserve boundary are available on the park website at www.nps.gov/dena .

Additional park information is also available at www.nps.gov/dena or by calling park headquarters at (907) 683-2294 from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. daily.

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Did You Know?

a two-story wood building

The visitor center at Denali National Park and Preserve received an award for its environmentally friendly design. Some of the center features are built with renewable and recycled materials, as well as locally found materials.