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  • Road Open To: Mile 3 (Park Headquarters)

    The Park Road is currently open to Mile 3, Park Headquarters. Wintry conditions beyond that point prevent vehicle travel, though pedestrian travel is permitted. More »

Park Guides and Publications

Park Map Brochure

The 2013 reprint of Denali's official park map and brochure features text written by Kim Heacox and a lead landscape photo by QT Luong.

Denali park brochure

(Two pages, about 17 by 24 inches, 5.5 MB PDF)

Download the Braille Ready File version for printing at home on your Braille embosser/printer

Park Newspaper - Latest Editions


The Alpenglow, Summer 2014 edition represents a complete redesign as 16-page tabloid newspaper with roughly 30 percent more content to inform and inspire visitor experience in Denali. (PDF 10MB, with improved accessibility for screen reader technology).

The winter edition of Denali's visitor guide, the Alpenglow, includes everything you need to know about planning an adventure to the park in winter.


Are you making plans to visit Denali in the fall? Take a look the autumn edition of the park newspaper, the Alpenglow. (Two pages, 11x17, PDF 5.6 MB)

Winter Brochures

Use this guide to hike, snowshoe and cross-country ski an extensive network of winter trails within the first three miles of the entrance to the Park Road. Information is provided about winter camping, backcountry permits, water sources, emergency shelters from the cold, and outdoor electrical sources to plug-in private vehicles.

Winter Activities Guide

(1.97 MB PDF)

Download a free site bulletin that outlines important Snowmobile Regulations and safety information for park and preserve areas that surround the boundaries of the former Mount McKinley National Park. A map that lists eight GPS boundary coordinates and five GPS reference points will help snowmobile operators steer clear of designated wilderness areas.

Snowmobile Regulations
(8 MB PDF)

In 2008, fabric artist Ree Nancarrow created "Seasons of Denali," a remarkable panoramic quilt depicting the landscape surrounding the new Eielson Visitor Center, 66 miles from the park entrance. This key carefully identifies all of the plants, flowers, birds and animal species she included in the piece.

Seasons of Denali - Guide to Ree Nancarrow's Quilt

(915 KB PDF)

Did You Know?

scenic image of a green plain bisected by a thin river, mountains and clouds in the distance

Cold temperatures limit trees from growing at high elevation in Denali. Warmer temperatures, however, have led to woody vegetation growing at ever-higher elevations. Treeline changes are a conspicuous sign of climate change.