Nature and Science

Plants and Animals

Denali is home to hundreds of species of plants, mosses, lichens, and birds; dozens of species of mammals; and even one species of amphibian!
Close up of tiny blue forget-me-nots

Plants & Vegetation

Find out how many invasive plant species can be found lurking in Denali and how off-road vehicles may impact vegetation.

a caribou crosses a dirt road


Discover where the caribou herds roam, where wildlife is being seen along the park road, and what your chance of viewing a wolf is.


The Ecosystems and Environment of Denali

This landscape is not static--as landslides, glacially-fed braided rivers, and moving glaciers attest. There are also human impacts on the land, such as changes in air quality (air-borne contaminants) and climate.


Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 9
Denali Park, AK 99755


(907) 683-9532
General park information. The phone is answered 9 am - 4 pm daily, except on Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. If you reach the voicemail, please leave a message with your number and we'll call you back as soon as we finish helping the visitor on the line ahead of you.

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