Denali National Park & Preserve News
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Vernon Cody is the new Deputy Superintendent for Denali National Park and Preserve
February 1, 2023 | 3:10 pm
Vernon Cody is joining Denali National Park and Preserve as the next Deputy Superintendent. Denali Superintendent Brooke Merrell said, “Vernon is known for his operational acumen, partnership building, and capable caring for both teams and individual employees. All of this will be very welcome in the superintendent's office.”
Denali Invites Comment on Changes to the Superintendent's Compendium
January 12, 2023 | 4:21 pm
Denali National Park and Preserve is inviting comments on proposed changes to the Superintendent’s Compendium. The public comment period begins on January 15, 2023, and will last for 30 days.
Denali Opens Southern Areas to Snow Machines
December 9, 2022 | 10:25 am
The Superintendent has determined that there is adequate snow cover for the use of snowmobiles for traditional activities in the southern portions of the 1980 park additions from the Southwest Preserve to the West Fork of the Chulitna River.
December 2022: Denali Opens Northern Portions of 1980 Park Additions to Snowmobiling for Traditional Activities
December 2, 2022 | 4:18 pm
The Superintendent of Denali National Park and Preserve has determined that there is adequate snow cover for the use of snowmobiles for traditional activities in areas of the 1980 park additions that are north of the crest of the Alaska Range.
Denali Park Road opens to Teklanika Friday, September 16, 2022
September 15, 2022 | 10:09 am
Denali National Park and Preserve will officially open the Park Road to private vehicle traffic to mile 30, the Teklanika Rest Area, on September 16, 2022. The road will remain open, weather permitting, until snow or ice close the road at park headquarters (mile 3.4) to vehicles for the winter.
Brooke Merrell Selected as Superintendent at Denali National Park and Preserve
July 21, 2022 | 12:33 pm
Brooke Merrell Selected as Superintendent at Denali National Park and Preserve. Merrell’s appointment is significant as she is the first woman to hold the top job at Denali in its 105-year history.
Denali Puppy Cam is Live
July 19, 2022 | 4:01 pm
The live Puppy Cam is back at Denali National Park and Preserve! This year's litter was born on June 18, 2022.
New wildfire in remote NW portion of Denali National Park and Preserve
July 8, 2022 | 10:45 am
The Starr Fire (#508), caused by lightning, was discovered on July 7, 2022 burning on the east side of the Muddy River in the northwestern corner of the North Preserve portion of Denali National Park and Preserve.
Denali to Require Masks as of July 8, 2022
July 7, 2022 | 10:39 am
Beginning Friday, July 8, Denali National Park and Preserve will require all individuals, regardless of vaccination status, to wear masks while inside any federal building within the park or while riding a park bus, except in the Walter Harper Ranger Station in Talkeetna.
New wildfire discovered on south side of Alaska Range in Denali National Park
July 6, 2022 | 2:32 pm
The Yentna Fire (#440) was discovered the evening of July 3, 2022, burning within Denali National Park and Preserve, just south of the terminus of the Yentna Glacier on the east side of the East Fork Yentna River, and 36 miles west of Petersville.