Denali National Park and Preserve

Mount McKinley and Wonder Lake, Denali National Park, Alaska.
Photo by: BillC, Creative Commons

The Denali National Park and Preserve is one of the most famous landmarks in Alaska. It is located at Denali Borough and Matanuska-Susitna Borough. Living up to its name, Denali, which means the high one, has the highest peak in the whole of Alaska. It was, and still is popular, because of the fact that it is where you can experience to see the highest peak in Alaska. Because it is the location of the highest peak and the government has identified is as a preserve and it was designated as an international biosphere reserve in the latter part of 1970s. On the 1st day of December in the year 1978, Denali National Monument was proclaimed.

If you enjoy nature and adventure, going here is going to be one of the best decisions you will ever make. You will get to see the rich mountain ranges of Alaska with your own eyes. It is not every day that you will get to see a well preserved natural treasure right before your very eyes. Aside from the rich mountain that you will get to see, Denali is also known for being the home for Alaskan birds and mammals. Get your cameras ready to capture the birds and mammals that you might encounter when sightseeing.

It is important to ask the visitor center about the current situation before finally going there. The weather can be unpredictable. Going there without plans and knowledge about the weather may be unwise. Make sure to ask the center assigned for the tourism if it is safe to go out for a tour of the area.

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