This Beloved Park In Alaska Has Big News For The Future

Denali National Park is a star of the U.S. Park System as well as home to Mt. Denali, North America’s highest peak. This park has a thriving tourism industry that surrounds the mountain for hundreds of miles. The United States recently reached an official Sister Park Arrangement with Otgontenger Strictly Protected Area (SPA) in the Zavkhan Province of Mongolia. Otgontenger is a 95,510-hectare National Park with hundreds of kilometers of rolling mountain ranges and fast-flowing rivers. This agreement was made as a symbol of the committed partnership and friendship between the two nations as a commemoration of the 30th anniversary of United States-Mongolia diplomatic relations. The ongoing exchange of scientists, ideas, and tourism outreach will benefit both parks their countries.

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Read more about the Sister Park Agreement here.

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