• pond surrounded by green brush, reflecting a distant range of snow-covered mountains that are dominated by one massive mountain

    Denali

    National Park & Preserve Alaska

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    The Denali Park Road is open to Mile 15, Savage River. Conditions beyond this point prevent vehicle travel, though pedestrian travel is permitted. More »

Backcountry Information Center

Backcountry Information Center

The backcountry desk is located at Mile 1 on the Park Road, adjacent to the Wilderness Access Center.

Opening date: May 15, 2012
Closing date: September 18, 2012
Daily hours: 9 am - 6 pm

Click here to learn about how you can acquire a summer backcountry camping permit

 
The Backcountry Information Center
The Backcountry Information Center
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Did You Know?

painting of a snow-covered mountain

Denali's Artist-in-Residence program continues a long tradition of parks inspiring art. Artists spend 10 days in the park, and later donate a piece of artwork to the park that reflects their experience during the residency.