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    National Park & Preserve Alaska

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  • Road Open to: Mile 30 (Teklanika River)

    The Denali Park Road is currently open to Mile 30, Teklanika River. If wintry conditions occur, the road may close at some point closer to the park entrance. More »

Helpful publications & contact information

The Alaska Geographic Bookstore, located next to the Denali Visitor Center, sells material to aid the backcountry user.

Also, the following publications may be useful in planning your trip:

  • National Geographic/Trails Illustrated Map of Denali National Park & Preserve
  • Backcountry Bear Basics, by Dave Smith

These books and maps are available through Alaska Geographic, at (907) 274-8440, or through their online bookstore.

To Contact Us:

Backcountry Operations
Denali National Park and Preserve
P.O. Box 9
Denali Park, Alaska 99755

Phone: 907 683-2294 (year-round, 8 am - 4:30 pm Alaska time daily)

Fax: (907) 683-9617

or email us

Did You Know?

Image of fossilized, three-toed dinosaur print

In the summer of 2005 a footprint of a dinosaur was found in Denali National Park. The print has been identified as belonging to a three toed foot of a Cretaceous Theropod.