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    National Park & Preserve Alaska

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For extended backcountry treks, you may only cache food and supplies in bear-proof food lockers located at any established campground, the Wilderness Access Center, Eielson Visitor Center, or the Toklat Road Camp.

Ask a ranger for specific locations and updates when obtaining your permit.

Label food/supplies with party name and date you intend to retrieve it.

The Wilderness Access Center has lockers for any gear that you need to leave at the entrance area. The cost for a locker is 50 cents. There is no charge for any other food locker in the park.

Denali National Park cannot be held responsible for caches that are tampered with or stolen.

Did You Know?

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Denali provides a special opportunity to study a large, intact and naturally-functioning ecosystem. Researchers can monitor climate change in Denali and contribute to larger-scale climate monitoring and management efforts.