15 Fascinating Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Denali National Park

Denali National Park & Preserve is one of the most visited attractions in the last frontier. These 6 million acres of interior wilderness are filled with more majesty and beauty than your eyes and soul can handle without being completely lost in translation. Visitors enjoy the mighty peaks of the Alaska Range, diverse terrain made up of tundra and spruce forests, and a seemingly endless list of enchanting wildlife in their natural habitats.

This outdoor wonderland is an excellent place for adventurers to hike, backpack, camp and bike. Or you can just jump on a bus and sit back, relax and enjoy 93 miles of spectacular sights. If you’re going to do one thing this summer, be sure to take time out of your schedule to enjoy this truly unique and untouched piece of paradise. Before you go, make sure you check out these 15 fascinating facts about the park and be prepared to get blown away by both the beauty and the history.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

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