Road Ecology Program
For over seventy years, the Denali Park Road has provided the primary access to Denali National Park and Preserve, facilitating wilderness recreational opportunities and supporting a sense of discovery, adventure, and a connection with nature.The Vehicle Management Plan (2012) is a tool that park managers use to ensure there is a balance between the demand for visitor opportunities to tour the road with the need to ensure that park resources are protected and visitors continue to have a safe, high-quality experience.
Interested in more information? Check out the Science and Scholarship Resources page to find more recommended resources about road ecology and other research topics from the park.
History of the Park Road
From the 1920's to the present the Denali Park Road has been an important method of connecting visitors with their National Park.
Park Road Capacity Study
Learn more about a study that Denali designed to optimize visitor experience along the park road while protecting wildlife.
Vehicle Management Plan
The Vehicle Management Plan guides the management of the Denali Park Road experience.
Last updated: March 23, 2017