• 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

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?

an arctic ground squirrel on its hind legs

Nearly 500 vegetation plots have been installed in Denali, to monitor climate change. Warmer temperatures allow woody plants to grow at higher elevations, invading the fragile and unique plants already in high alpine tundra - and threatening the animals that depend on those specialized plants.