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COVID-19 STATUS: KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

PARK PHASED REOPENING

Face Masks or Coverings Required in Certain Areas Social Distancing Required Visitors Centers, Stores and/or Other Facilities Closed
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COVID-19 STATUS: KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

PARK PHASED REOPENING

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So what does "Park Phased Reopening" mean?

According to the U.S. National Park Service, Denali National Park & Preserve is currently working on reopening. This can mean that certain areas are closed. It can include trails, campgrounds, facilities, visitor centers, etc. Visit the source link below for more detailed information regarding this park's status.

What we know:

The below source link has detailed information about specific areas that are currently open. The National Park Service requires everyone at this park, regardless of vaccination status, to continue to wear masks indoors and in crowded outdoor spaces, such as narrow/busy trails, overlooks, visitor center patios, & other congested areas.

Face Masks or Coverings Required in Certain Areas

Denali National Park & Preserve is currently requiring masks or face coverings in certain or all areas. Depending on your vaccination status, if you are not fully vaccinated (meaning two weeks after your final vaccination), and according to CDC guidelines, which currently depends on the COVID-19 transmissibility rate in the community in and around the park. Most parks requiring masks indoors have put an alert out (found below in the Alerts section). Please refer to the U.S. National Park Service, the state of Alaska and the local community for more detailed information.

Social Distancing Required

Denali National Park & Preserve is currently requiring everyone to social distance, 6 feet or more, from others. This usually means outside of your immediate group. Some parks may also have size restrictions on gatherings to help assist in social distancing. Please refer to the U.S. National Park Service, the state of Alaska and the local community for more detailed information.

Visitors Centers, Stores and/or Other Facilities Closed

Denali National Park & Preserve currently has visitors centers, stores, or other facilities closed due to Covid-19. It is highly suggested that you bring all the supplies you may need in case a store is closed or shopping is limited due to local communities or the park. Please refer to the U.S. National Park Service, the state of Alaska and the local community for more detailed information.

Last Updated: September 13, 2021
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Denali National Park & Preserve News

Showing the last 10 news releases. Click here to visit nps.gov's Denali National Park & Preserve - News section for more.

  • Denali Invites Comment on Changes to the Superintendent's Compendium

    January 18, 2022 | 4:18 pm

    Denali National Park and Preserve is seeking public comments on proposed changes to the compendium for 2022.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to Fund Critical Transportation Project in Denali National Park

    January 13, 2022 | 9:35 am

    The Department of the Interior has announced that $25 million in funding made available through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law will accelerate critical investments in a long-term solution to address the Pretty Rocks landslide in Denali National Park and Preserve.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Denali announces the release of the Polychrome Area Improvements Environmental Assessment and invites the public to attend two virtual meetings

    January 10, 2022 | 1:10 pm

    The National Park Service (NPS) posted the Polychrome Area Improvements Environmental Assessment (EA) for a 30-day public review period ending February 13, 2022. The Polychrome Area Improvements EA evaluates the construction of several engineered solutions between miles 44–46 of the Denali Park Road in the Polychrome Area, including a bridge across the Pretty Rocks landslide.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • December 2021: Denali Opens All Portions of 1980 Park Additions to Snowmobiling for Traditional Activities

    December 22, 2021 | 1:58 pm

    The management of Denali National Park and Preserve has determined that there is adequate snow cover for the use of snowmobiles for traditional activities in all areas of the 1980 park additions.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • December 2021: Denali Opens Portion of Southern 1980 Park Additions to Snowmobiling for Traditional Activities

    December 17, 2021 | 4:22 pm

    The management 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 south of the crest of the Alaska Range from the southwest preserve to the North Fork of the Eldridge Glacier.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Denali Opens Northern Portions of 1980 Park Additions to Snowmobiling for Traditional Activities

    December 14, 2021 | 5:06 pm

    The management of Denali National Park and Preserve has determined that there is adequate snow cover for the use of snowmobiles for traditional activities in all areas of the 1980 park additions. 

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Virtual Public Meeting to Discuss Trail Development in the Nenana River Corridor

    October 27, 2021 | 10:48 am

    The National Park Service (NPS) invites the public to discuss preliminary ideas under consideration for the possible development of trails and other recreational infrastructure in the area of Denali National Park between the Nenana River and George Parks Highway (Alaska Route 3).

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Denali National Park Proposes to Construct Bridge at Pretty Rocks Landslide

    October 14, 2021 | 4:28 pm

    Denali National Park and Preserve announced today that about half of the 92-mile Denali Park Road will remain closed for the 2022 visitor season. Most of Denali National Park and Preserve will remain open for visitors, and buses will continue to provide access to mile 43 of the Denali Park Road. The long-term solution is a permanent bridge over the slide area, originally planned for 2023. The NPS and the Federal Highways Administration have been working to identify funding and contracting opportunities to accelerate the overall project schedule into 2022 and complete the permanent bridge earlier than initially planned.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Denali to Conduct Debris Pile Burn in the Park Entrance Area (October 2021)

    October 14, 2021 | 9:37 am

    Fire Management staff at Denali National Park and Preserve (Denali) will conduct a debris pile burn between the dates of October 18th – November 5th, if weather conditions allow.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Denali invites the public to attend two virtual meetings to discuss Polychrome Area Improvements

    September 29, 2021 | 8:41 am

    The National Park Service (NPS) invites the public to learn about the proposed Polychrome Area Improvements project in Denali National Park and Preserve. The project focuses on design and construction of improvements between mileposts 44-46 of the Denali Park Road in the Polychrome Area, including the Pretty Rocks landslide. The NPS will host two virtual public meetings to provide information and answer questions.

    Read more at nps.gov