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Denali road opens to Savage River campground

...NATIONAL PARK - Denali Park Road is now open to the Savage River campground. National Park Service officials say visitors...Officials say the road is expected to be open to the Savage River at mile 15 by the end of the month.
Denali road open to private vehicles at season end

...recently stopped running for the year.The park says vault toilets will be available at the Mountain Vista Trailhead, Savage River parking area and Teklanika but other facilities west of headquarters, including campgrounds, will be closed for the...
Denali road crews juggle access with protection

...heart of the national park, the Denali Park road crew stays busy.Excluding the first few miles from its start to the Savage River, where personal vehicles cannot pass, most of the park road is unpaved. The miles of gravel road require constant...
Park Service says drones could disturb wildlife

...KUAC-FM, and was posted on YouTube."They were in the Savage River parking lot and they flew up and provided an overview...gulls that nest on the gravel bar and flew under the Savage River bridge," Fister said. "So that's an instance where...
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...south-facing hillside in the Savage River Valley, surveys the ground and...south-facing hillside in the Savage River Valley, surveys the ground and...south-facing hillside in the Savage River Valley, surveys the ground and...
Dandelion warriors work to rid Denali park of foreign weeds

DENALI NATIONAL PARK - On a cloudy June morning, Wendy Mahovlic scrambles up a south-facing hillside in the Savage River Valley, surveys the ground and spies the long, deep-toothed leaves of taraxacum - the common dandelion. The lack...
Denali Park accepts entries for road lottery

...park road, into the heart of Denali National Park. During most of the year, most vehicle traffic cannot go beyond Savage River at Mile 15 and only tour buses are allowed to travel the length of the road. The road will be open to lottery winners...
Denali Park road opens earlier than previous years

...of ice and snow mean a longer stretch of Denali Park Road can open to visitors earlier than usual. The road between Savage River at mile 15 and the Teklanika River rest area at mile 30 is opening at 8 a.m. Saturday, weather permitting. The...
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Hiker injured by grizzly bear in Denali National Park

...bear, park spokeswoman Kris Fister said Tuesday. The couple was hiking in an off-trail area on the west side of the Savage River about 1 1/2 miles downstream of the park road when the attack occurred Monday. They had hiked partway up a slope...
Denali bus and campground reservations begin

...four largest campgrounds.Park officials say about 65 percent of the shuttle bus seats are available for advance reservations and so are 100 percent of campsites at Riley Creek, Teklanika River, Wonder Lake and Savage River campgrounds.


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