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    National Park & Preserve Alaska

National Park Service Announces Availability of the Final Denali Park Road Vehicle Management Plan

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Date: June 29, 2012
Contact: Kris Fister, (907) 683-9583
Contact: Miriam Valentine, (907) 733-9102

DENALI PARK, Alaska:The National Park Service announces the availability of the Final Denali Park Road Vehicle Management Plan, which is available for review through July 29, 2012. The final plan represents the culmination of a four year planning process that determined a preferred alternative for managing vehicle use on the 92-mile Denali Park Road for the next 15 to 20 years.

The final document is available online at http://parkplanning.nps.gov/VMP_Denali

For additional information on the plan, or to request a hard copy of the document, contact Miriam Valentine at (907) 733-9102 or via email.

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