November 27, 2013
Wolf Viewing Declining in Denali
For a third consecutive year, National Park Service (NPS) researchers have found that visitors traveling in buses on the Denali Park Road have had significantly declining opportunities to see wolves. In a random sample of 80 bus trips this summer, wolves were seen on three occasions, or about 4 percent of the trips. By contrast, in the three previous years the percentages were 12 percent (2012), 21 percent (2011) and 44 percent (2010).
November 26, 2013
2014 Denali Bus and Campground Reservations Available on December 1
The transportation concessioner for Denali National Park and Preserve will begin accepting advance reservations for the 2014 visitor season for shuttle buses and the park’s four largest campgrounds on Sunday, December 1.
November 06, 2013
National Park Service Accepting Applications for New Winter Commercial Opportunity in Denali National Park
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.
October 25, 2013
Massive Landslide Blocks Denali Park Road
On Wednesday, October 23 National Park Service staff discovered a massive landslide blocking the Denali Park Road at approximately Mile 37. The slide, which consists of an estimated 30,000 yards of rock and soil, covers approximately 200 feet of the road in depths of up to 35 feet.
October 17, 2013
Denali National Park Offering Distance Learning Programs
The National Park Service has created new free, interactive, distance learning programs to help teachers and their students learn about Denali National Park and Preserve and enhance existing curriculums.
August 01, 2013
National Park Service Hosting Pre-solicitation Site Visit for Concession Contract at Denali National Park and Preserve
The National Park Service intends to release a prospectus in November 2013 for a concession contract soliciting proposals to operate bus tours, transit, courtesy shuttle, retail, food and beverage, camping and other services within Denali National Park and Preserve.
The NPS will hold a two-day site visit beginning at 1:00 pm on Tuesday August 13, 2013, and ending at 5:00 pm on Wednesday August 14, 2013.
June 23, 2013
Two new lightning-ignited wildfires north of Kantishna
Two lightning-ignited wildfires were reported north of Kantishna in Denali National Park and Preserve on Saturday, June 22. The Bear Creek Fire, which yesterday was estimated to be approximately six acres in size, is located fifteen miles northwest of Kantishna and three miles west of Moose Creek. It is burning in an area that burned in 1993, and was 80 percent active and creeping in black spruce. The Moving River Fire is 29 miles northwest of Kantishna on the south side of the Kantishna River. It is also on the north side of an old Kantishna River channel, a natural fire break
June 04, 2013
Denali National Park and Preserve and the Denali Borough communities are celebrating Alaska’s longest season during Winterfest 2014 from February 19 - February 23.