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Denali National Park - General Park Information

Alaska feels like the last final frontier to many people. This state has more unchartered territory than any other state in the United States of America. In fact, the Denali National Park alone has more than six million acres of wilderness. Most people find this wilderness, along with the long and cold winters, too much to handle. However, many people find themselves longing to explore this vast wilderness nation.

People who visit Denali National Park usually do so within the summer months. Late March through Early September is the ideal time to visit this vast national park. During this period the highs for the day often reach into the seventies. The night temperatures are also fairly warm too, except in the highest elevations.

There are many exciting things to do while exploring the boundaries of Denali National Park. Visitors here can enjoy a wide range of activities. Fishing, biking, hiking, and cycling are among the more popular activities that are enjoyed within the park. These activities can be done on your own or with a tour guide.

Campgrounds can also be found in various areas within the national park. These campgrounds cater to various types of camping including tents and motorhomes. Motorhomes must stay within designated campgrounds. However, individuals can obtain a special permit for camping in areas other than designated campsites. These campers, however, must be using tents.

Hunting can also be done within the national park. This activity, however, can only be done within certain time frames. Special licenses and permits must also be obtained for this type of activity. The game that can be hunted varies from season to season.

There are many exciting things to see and do while visiting Denali National Park. This national park, located in Alaska, is home to the highest peak in North America. It is also home to a number of wild animals and rare plants. Visitors can enjoy the various natural landmarks, unique flora, and magnificent fauna that inhabit the six million acre park.