Welcome to Denali Interpretation

The information on this page is for seasonal employees working at Denali as park rangers.
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Evening light on mountains in the Alaska Range

NPS Photo / Ken Conger


We look forward to your arrival.

Together, as the Denali Interpretive Team, we are entrusted with the awesome task of helping people discover their personal connections to this vast, intact ecosystem -- a place where we can still be awed by the immensity of the landscape, discover fresh wolf tracks and listen to the hoots of a great horned owl as we bask in the midnight sunlight. If you are a returnee, you already know that Denali is a special place. If you will be new to the park, be prepared to fall in love with a place that is still wild and dynamic.

Our advice for the summer:

  • Be prepared to learn a lot about this place, the people and yourself.
  • Be open to challenges and change. And please note: some of that change may occur within you.
  • Take care of each other and listen to your intuition. If you think something is unsafe, don't do it. If you see something unsafe, report it to your supervisor.
  • Laugh a lot -- life is short and time is a gift.

We are honored to be working with such unique talented people. Travel well and see you soon.


Orientation Information, Training Materials and Resources

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Learn where you can drive, where you can ride a bus, and where to hike with road maps and trail maps.

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Park Statistics and Facts

Browse statistics like budget and visitation, find detailed policies and regulations and learn more in general about park management.

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Photo Galleries

Check out photo galleries of wildlife, landscapes, and more!

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The Denali Visitor Center

Explore the exhibits that highlight the natural and cultural history of the park, watch the park film, or go to a ranger-led program or hike

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The Murie Science and Learning Center

The Murie Center is a year-round education facility and science outreach hub. Explore the exhibits or stop by for a science presentation.

Last updated: November 7, 2023

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

PO Box 9
Denali Park, AK 99755


907 683-9532
A ranger is available 9 am to 4 pm daily (except on major holidays). If you reach the voicemail, please leave a message and we'll call you back as soon as we finish with the previous caller.

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