There are several National Parks that call Alaska home. The state is the largest of the 50 states and is roughly twice the size of the state of Texas. The entrance fees at the National Parks in Alaska are the same as other parks in the U.S. National Park system.
Passes that are accepted are the America the Beautiful National Parks Pass in both regular and Senior versions, the Access Pass and Volunteer pass. Amenities found are similar to those you would find in Alaska State Parks. The activities can include hiking, fishing, camping, biking and more.
Of the seventeen National Park in Alaska a few are highlighted here. For a full list of Alaska National Parks click this link.
Alaska National Parks – Denali National Park and Preserve
Phone: (907) 683-2294
Denali National Park has mountain with the highest peak on the continent. The 20,320 ft. Mt. McKinley is Denali. It is the mountain from which the park name is derived. In addition to providing recreational opportunities, Denali National Park is also a nature preserve. It preserves more than 6 million acres of Alaskan wilderness.
There is a visitor center, bookstore, hiking, picnicking, fishing and many other activities.
Alaska National Parks – Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve
1 Park Rd, PO Box 140
Gustavus, AK 99826
Phone: (907) 697-2230
Glacier Bay is accessible by aircraft or by boat. No roads lead to the park. A lodge, camping, sea kayaking, hiking, fishing and a visitor center are all available at this park. There are ranger lead walks and tours.
Alaska National Parks – Bering Land Bridge
Phone (907) 443-2522
No roads lead to this Alaska National Park. Access is usually in the summer by small boat or through a limited number of bush planes. The westernmost tip of the land bridge is only 70 miles from the country of Russia. The National Park serves to protect high tundra in the Alaska wilderness and native wildlife habitats.
Alaska National Parks – Yukon-Charley Rivers
This Alaska National Park is along the Canadian border. Offered here are public use cabins and information. Park rangers can help you get the information you need to stay safe during extended stays in the Alaska wilds. Hiking, camping, hunting and historic sites are here at the Yukon-Charley Rivers. Access is by boat. Travel the Taylor Hwy. off the Alaska Hwy. to the banks of the river. It is about 12 miles to the park entrance from that point.
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