Denali National Park & Preserve News
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Puppy Cam Back Online!
September 10, 2021 | 11:00 am
Denali National Park Kennels is excited to announce that the live Puppy Cam is back online after a hiatus in 2020. Viewers from around the world can watch the eight puppies as they grow, play, eat, and chase Canada jays away from their dishes on Denali’s website.
Bear Activity Necessitates Temporary Closure of Teklanika Campground
August 27, 2021 | 4:43 pm
The Teklanika Campground, located at Mile 29 of the Denali Park Road, will be temporarily closed beginning on Monday, August 30.
2021 Denali Road Lottery Cancelled Due to Landslide at Pretty Rocks
August 26, 2021 | 1:24 pm
The 2021 Denali Road Lottery and Military Appreciation Day have been cancelled due to the landslide at Pretty Rocks closing over half of the Denali Park Road. Transit and tour buses will continue offering Denali visitors the opportunity to travel to Mile 42 of the park road through Thursday, September 16th. On Friday, September 17th, the restricted portion of the Park Road from Mile 15 to Mile 30 will open to private vehicles until weather and road conditions close the road at Park Headquarters (Mile 3) for the winter season.
Denali National Park Closes Section of Park Road Due to Landslide Activity
August 24, 2021 | 2:36 pm
Denali National Park and Preserve announced that a portion of the 92-mile Denali Park Road will close today due to a fast-moving landslide creating unsafe road conditions at Polychrome Pass. The Denali Park Road typically closes to vehicle traffic beyond the Teklanika Rest Area (mile 30) in mid-September.
Man in Stable Condition After Bear Attack in Denali National Park
August 24, 2021 | 9:47 am
A 55-year-old man from Indiana is in stable condition this morning after a bear attack in Denali National Park and Preserve.
Man sentenced to prison for weapon violation in Denali National Park
August 19, 2021 | 2:48 pm
Following an investigation by US Park Rangers and Special Agents with the National Park Service Investigative Services Branch (ISB), a man was recently sentenced to serve time in prison for a weapon violation in Denali National Park, Alaska. The interagency investigation stemmed from an incident in September 2019.
Denali Subsistence Resource Commission Teleconference Rescheduled for August 26, 2021
August 11, 2021 | 8:18 am
The Denali Subsistence Resource Commission teleconference will be held on Thursday, August 26 from 10:00 am – 5 pm or until business is completed. The public is invited to call into the meeting.
Denali to Host "Need for Seed" Volunteer Event August 8, 2021
July 30, 2021 | 3:06 pm
Denali National Park and Preserve is hosting its annual “Need for Seed” volunteer event on Sunday, August 8 at 9 a.m. to collect and dry seeds for future revegetation projects and learn about native plants in the park. Everyone is welcome to join park staff to learn about native plants and seeds and their role in preserving the park’s ecosystem and enjoy a day in the park.
Free Savage River Shuttle Service Begins July 1, 2021
June 30, 2021 | 7:13 am
On July 1 the free Savage River Shuttle will begin operations along the Park Road with four runs daily from the Denali Bus Depot (0.75 mile) to Savage River (15 mile). T
Denali Hosting Dandelion Demolition on June 19, 2021
June 11, 2021 | 10:37 am
Spring in Alaska means dandelions. Denali’s “Dandelion Demolition” volunteer event is Saturday, June 19, 9 am-1 pm. Participants will learn the difference between native dandelions and invasive dandelions in the park and spend the morning demolishing the invaders! This is a great opportunity to learn how invasive species can harm the park's ecosystem and why it is so important to help native species thrive on the fragile tundra.