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Denali National Park lead interpreter Nancy Holman said the changes should actually provide a more effective and efficient visit for those independent travelers. More than 400,000 people visit Denali National Park every year, primarily during the summer season. These changes are the result of park ...
The fee increases apply to Yellowstone, Zion, Mount Rainier, Rocky Mountain and Grand Teton parks, among others. Denali National Park is set to have an annual pass increase by $5 to a $45 charge, the same increase as the per-person entry fee, which is set to increase to $15. The date for that change ...

DENALI NATIONAL PARK — Visitors may notice some changes at Denali National Park this summer season. It's an attempt to streamline and help visitors find their way around the front country more easily. One-time visitors on package tours are not likely to notice any changes, but frequent visitors and ...
FAIRBANKS — Rarely is a scandal as outrageous as the state of Alaska's sanctioning the killing of Denali National Park's wolves and bears. Much of this shocking slaughter involves the use of bait to lure these iconic animals out of the park and kill them. Most of the ongoing killing is done in the Stampede ...
Alan Campbell, who has traveled in all 50 states, will share his trap to Denali National Park in Alaska in the April 17 DeWitt Noon Lions Club travelogue April 17. Shows will be 3 and 7 p.m. at the Operahouse Theater in downtown DeWitt. A $5 donation is suggested. The Lions use proceeds to support ...
The killing of 10 wolves by a single hunter north of the Denali Highway, has raised new calls for protection of the animals in the Denali National Park region. Photos of an unidentified hunter with an AR-style rifle and a snow machine, surrounded by 10 wolf carcasses have circulated online. State Division of ...

The killing of ten wolves by a single hunter north of the Denali Highway, has raised new calls for protection of the animals in the Denali National Park region. Photos of an unidentified hunter with an AR-style rifle and a snow machine, surrounded by ten wolf carcasses have circulated online. Listen now.
Alaska has announced an emergency ban on the trapping and hunting of wolves in the areas surrounding Denali National Park. This ban comes after winter killings of wolves near the park more than doubled this year, causing both ecological and financial concerns. As a petition on Care2 explains, hunters ...
The Interior Department is backing down from a plan to impose steep fee increases at popular national parks — including Denali National Park— in the face of widespread opposition from elected officials and the public. The plan would nearly triple entrance fees at 17 of the nation's most popular parks, ...
Six million acres make up Denali National Park, with only one road through it all. The park's untamed lands await your visit in person, but it's still a little cold right now: The summer is the best time to make the trip. Meanwhile, make your plans and enjoy the amazing scenery in the gallery above with pictures ...
Washington, DC, April 3, 2018 — The State of Alaska is scrambling to shut down hunting and trapping adjacent to Denali National Park over concerns that excessive kills may destabilize this iconic wolf population. Photos posted today by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) show a ...
With eight confirmed wolf deaths near Alaska's Denali National Park, biologists have initiated an emergency ban that will be in effect this week and next week. Eight is “twice the average number, which prompted the ban,” Bruce Dale, the head of wildlife conservation for the Alaska Department of Fish and ...
Denali National Park plans to toughen poop hauling requirements for climbers on the popular West Buttress route up North America's tallest peak. The rules are based on research that indicates the Kahiltna Glacier is working more like a slow-moving poop conveyer belt and less like a natural toilet than ...
If you're planning to climb Denali, North America's tallest mountain, you may have to pack up your poop: Denali National Park in Alaska may soon require climbers along the West Buttress route to carry all of their poop in a bucket instead of dumping it into a glacier. While it might not sound fun to carry an ...
One of the most luxurious lodges in Alaska, and one of the most remote anywhere, has just opened on a rocky glacier outcropping, or nunatak, smack in the middle of Denali National Park. From its wraparound windows, the resort's guests-a maximum of 10 at any given time-can watch the aurora borealis ...
Alaska's Denali mountain is the highest peak in North America and is home to beautiful wildlife, exquisite glaciers, and tons of poop. The Associated Press reported that according to a new study by glacier geologist Michael Loso, from 1951 to 2012, 36,000 climbers have deposited anywhere from 152,000 ...
Most backpackers can count on their packs weighing less on the way down the mountain than they did going up, but in Denali National Park there's one more thing hikers might soon be expected to bring off of the mountain with them—their poop. Officials at Denali and researchers are now exploring the ...

Climbers on Denali, the centerpiece of sprawling Denali National Park, get all their drinking water by melting snow. And snow contaminated by human excrement can spread dangerous bacteria such as E. coli, causing climbers intestinal distress and diarrhea leading to dehydration, a life-threatening ...
Most people who visit Alaska's Denali National Park will do so by bus, often as a shore excursion from a cruise, a day trip from the town of Talkeetna, or a hotel near the park entrance. Others will spring for a few-hours-long flightseeing trip, boarding a small plane to see much more of the park, but from a ...
DENALI PARK — Visitors to the 2018 Winterfest celebration at Denali National Park got exactly what they came for: a balmy 20 degrees, light snow and wonderful day filled with activities. There was snow sculpting, ice carving, workshops with artists-in-residence, s'mores around a campfire and more.
In the winter, thick snow blankets Alaska's Denali National Park and Preserve, one of our nation's most incredible wild places. The wilderness stretches over 6 million acres (that's bigger than the state of New Hampshire). It's home to North America's tallest peak, as well as wolves, moose, snowshoe hares ...
One of the most luxurious lodges in Alaska, and one of the most remote anywhere, has just opened on a rocky glacier outcropping, or nunatak, smack in the middle of Denali National Park. From its wraparound windows, the resort's guests-a maximum of 10 at any given time-can watch the aurora borealis ...
The recently constructed “Sheldon Chalet” which is rumored to cost more than 10 million dollars, financed by multiple investors (including possible foreign investment) dominates what was created by pioneering legend Don Sheldon on the Ruth glacier in Denali National Park. Don Sheldon built a 6-sided ...
Denali National Park plans to toughen poop hauling requirements for climbers on the popular West Buttress route up North America's tallest peak. The rules are based on research that indicates the Kahiltna Glacier is working more like a slow-moving poop conveyer belt and less like a natural toilet than ...
The primary landing strip in Denali National Park — built by the elder Sheldon to facilitate explorations with Washburn — is a half-mile from Sheldon Chalet. “That's the provenance of the interest in this area,” explained Marne Sheldon, who ran point on logistics as the hotel took shape. Everything from the ...
”They took all the comments into consideration and opted to go with a $5 across-the-board board fee increase,” Denali National Park spokeswoman Katherine Belcher said. Belcher says that means Denali's entrance fee will bump from $10 to $15, beginning in May of next year. Season passes will be $45.
Local naturalist Jenna Hamm will lead a ski tour at Denali National Park on Sunday beginning at 12:30 p.m. Meet at the Riley Creek Day Use Area parking lot. • The Murie Dining Hall, adjacent to the MSLC, is being used as the winter indoor picnic area. The American Red Cross will host a table there and ...
Struggling to keep my balance, I teeter along a narrow plankway that wends through the rolling foothills near Denali National Park and Preserve. Just ahead, Northern Arizona University ecologist Ted Schuur, a lanky 6-footer, leads the way to Eight Mile Lake, his research field site since 2003. Occasionally I ...
Days meanwhile can be spent snowshoeing, flying around Denali National Park sightseeing, ski touring and visiting hot springs. According to Bloomberg, it took more than a decade to obtain final permits to build this highly-anticipated new Alaska property. Construction took an additional three years.
One of the most luxurious lodges in Alaska, and one of the most remote anywhere, has just opened on a rocky glacier outcropping, or nunatak, smack in the middle of Denali National Park. From its wraparound windows, the resort's guests-a maximum of 10 at any given time-can watch the aurora borealis ...
It must be time for the Winterfest celebration at Denali National Park. This annual event, held the last weekend of February, celebrates winter with four days of activities both indoors and outside. The celebration begins with a special performance at Tri-Valley School by the Alaska Cello Choir, based in ...
Denali National Park plans to toughen poop hauling requirements for climbers on the popular West Buttress route up North America's tallest peak. The rules are based on research that indicates the Kahiltna Glacier is working more like a slow-moving poop conveyer belt and less like a natural toilet than ...
During the summer with the Denali Star Train, the Alaska Railroad provides daily summer service to Denali National Park and Preserve from Anchorage and Fairbanks. Along the journey, passengers are treated to mile after mile of untouched wilderness that is home to many of the state's most iconic ...
Few destinations in the U.S. are as iconic among hardcore adventure travelers as Denali National Park. It's vast, remote, and impossibly beautiful. One unique “hotel” is perfectly situated amid the millennia-old ice and granite of the park's glacial landscape — and, it may well be the best place in the country ...
Sitka National Historical Park was on that list, along with Glacier Bay National Park, Denali National Park and Preserve, and many other large national parks across the Lower 48. Conversation between the tribe and the park service began in 2016, when Sitka Tribe of Alaska communicated its interest in a ...
Holland America has also debuted a new Denali Square complex at its property in Denali National Park, the McKinley Chalet Resort. Line representatives tell Travel Agent that the new complex serves as an area for guests to gather during their stay at the property, where they can check out a new ...
The Sheldon Chalet has opened in the heart of the Denali National Park and offers the ultimate Alaskan experience. Built on a 'nunatak', which translates into an exposed rock formation surrounded on all sides by a glacier, the chalet truly offers a one-of-a-kind experience. The area is breathtakingly ...
Princess Cruises has announced that the 2018 programming will be featured at the cruise line's custom designed wilderness treehouse located at Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge. The treehouse is a new addition to the guest experience which allows guests an opportunity to view Denali, North ...
A white-crowned sparrow sings in a bush along side the park road in Denali National Park in June 2006. For the past two years the sparrow has been recorded in the Dillingham area during the annual Christmas bird count. (Bob Hallinen /Anchorage Daily News archive). Share on Facebook Facebook.
Visitors to Alaska's Denali National Park no longer need to rough it to spend an immersive night in the glaciers. A new Alaskan resort will open in February where “guests become part of the landscape” — without sacrificing luxuries like a concierge, champagne or plush bedding. Related: Denali National ...
Standing at 20,310 feet, the mountain was still 150 miles away from our location in the town of Talkeetna, yet we could clearly see the grandeur and peaks. I couldn't wait to get closer on our trip into Denali National Park the next day. Of all the visitors who make their way to the remote wilderness of Alaska, ...
An American dipper on the Sanctuary River in Denali National Park and Preserve. (Ned Rozell). Share on Facebook Facebook. Share on Twitter Twitter. Share via Email Email. Share on Tumblr Tumblr. Share on Reddit Reddit. Share on LinkedIn LinkedIn. Share on Google Plus Google Plus. Print article ...
The Sheldon Chalet is located on a 5,800-foot peak bordered by Denali National Park and Preserve. Photo Credit: Jeff Schultz. --. --. Alaska's luxury lodging options will reach new heights in February, when the Sheldon Chalet opens on a 5,800-foot peak bordered by Denali National Park and Preserve.
Landis got his start shooting wildlife films in Alaska and Denali National Park. He worked with pioneering wildlife biologist Adolf Murie. His most recent trip to Alaska, at age 75, produced notable footage of a black wolf going nose to nose with a grizzly and shots of a sow grizzly chasing a small ground ...
DENALI NATIONAL PARK — Winter Solstice provided a glorious excuse for an early evening walk or ski through the woods Dec. 21 at Denali National Park. It is becoming tradition that on the shortest day of the year, the park hosts a Winter Solstice Ski & Stroll. A couple front-country trails are lined with ...
The Alaska businesses that signed the letter are Alaska Alpine Adventures, Alaska Wildland Adventures, Cathy Hart Photography, Denali Dome Home Bed and Breakfast, Denali National Park Wilderness Centers, and the Earthsong Lodge and Denali Dog Sled Expeditions. The letter asks Secretary of the ...
To investigate long-term snowfall patterns, the researchers climbed 13,000 feet up the side of Alaska's Mount Hunter, the tallest peak in North America, located in the famous Denali National Park and Preserve. There, they drilled out two cores of centuries-old ice from the side of the mountain and brought ...
Now the hut in the granite heart of Denali National Park and Preserve is part of a bitter legal battle that's exposed a deep schism between the ... The nearly 5-acre Sheldon property sits on an inholding within the Denali National Park, according to Tucker Chenoweth, a National Park Service ranger who ...
The recently constructed “Sheldon Chalet” which is rumored to cost more than 10 million dollars, financed by multiple investors (including possible foreign investment) dominates what was created by pioneering legend Don Sheldon on the Ruth glacier in Denali National Park. Don Sheldon built a 6-sided ...
A pair of moose walks down the park road in Denali National Park and Preserve. (Bob Hallinen / ADN archive). A pair of moose walks down the park road in Denali National Park and Preserve. (Bob Hallinen / ADN archive). National parks: Alaska's national parks will "remain as accessible as possible while ...


 

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