• 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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  • Road Open To: Mile 3 (Park Headquarters)

    The Park Road is currently open to Mile 3, Park Headquarters. Wintry conditions beyond that point prevent vehicle travel, though pedestrian travel is permitted. More »

Winter Visitor Center

A man stand in front of a snow covered wooden building.
The Murie Science & Learning Center, located at mile 1.4 on the Park Road, is Denali's winter visitor center.
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Open daily from 9 am - 4:30 pm, except major holidays, a building in Denali called the Murie Science and Learning Center serves as the winter source of visitor information.

At the center, you can ...
... and warm up by the fire.

Did You Know?

a lake reflecting a tree-covered hill

The vast landscapes of interior Alaska are changing. Large glaciers are receding, permafrost is melting and woody plants are spreading. Comparison of "then-and-now" photographs and data from major vegetation monitoring should allow detection, understanding and potential management of these changes.