Denali Independent Shore Excursions

Overview

Denali National Park is centered around Mount McKinley which is the highest mountain in North America at 20,237 ft. The park encompasses more than 6 million acres (7,408 square miles) which makes it the 3rd largest of the national parks. The 2 that are larger are Wrangell-St Elias National Park at 13,005 square miles and Gates of the Arctic National Park at 11,765 square miles. The park receives approximately 400,000 annual visitors.

What to See and Do

Outdoor adventure.

History

Denali National Park was created on February 26, 1917 when President Woodrow Wilson signed the bill into legislation.

Weather

The summers in Denali are typically mild with highs in the upper 60ís and lows in the mid 40ís. Rain is not typically with precipitation falling on 7 days or less per month during the cruise ship season.