Denali Winterfest

collage of people dog mushing and making snow sculptures, under a banner reading Winterfest: Denali National Park & Preserve, Denali Borough

The 17th-annual Denali Winterfest will take place February 18 through 26, 2017 with events hosted by the park and local community. This year, we will host extra events in the park on February 25 and 26 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the establishment of Mount McKinley National Park on February 26, 1917.

Denali Winterfest is organized and supported by the National Park Service, Denali Borough and Denali Borough School District, Denali Education Center, Doyon/Aramark Joint Venture, Alaska Geographic, and additional community organizations.

Winterfest Schedule

Check out the detailed schedule of events for this year's Winterfest celebration!

Download the 2017 Schedule
In addition to the fun activities listed in the winterfest schedule, browse other suggestions for planning a winter trip to Denali:

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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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