Denali National Park & Preserve News
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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.
Open Fires Prohibited in Denali National Park and Preserve
June 30, 2022 | 9:48 am
Effectively immediately, the use of open wood fires is prohibited in the park.
Climber Dies Near Summit of Denali
June 4, 2022 | 11:25 am
A climber collapsed at 19,700-feet on Denali during a summit attempt the evening of Friday, June 3.
Climber Dies in Crevasse Fall near Mount Hunter
May 18, 2022 | 4:41 pm
Denali mountaineering rangers were notified of a crevasse fall at the base of Mount Hunter’s North Buttress late Tuesday night, May 17.
Body of Solo Climber Located on Denali
May 6, 2022 | 10:45 am
The body of a missing solo climber was located in Denali National Park and Preserve during a high elevation aerial search the morning of Friday, May 6.