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Alaska National Parks

Alaska led U.S. in Least-visited National Parks in 2014, but Skagway Historic Park Saw a Record

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 04.20.2015 | Green
Alaska Dispatch News

America's national parks drew tourists in record numbers last summer, according to the U.S. National Park Service, but most of the agency's Alaska units remain starved for attention.

Alaska's Denali National Park to Accept 2015 Reservations Starting Dec. 1

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 01.26.2015 | Travel
Alaska Dispatch News

The holiday season may still be ramping up and Alaska may just be settling into winter but officials at Denali National Park and Preserve are urging people to start planning their summer adventures by booking campsites and seats on the park's shuttle buses early.

In Alaska's Kenai Fjords National Park, a 700-Square-Mile Icefield Shrinks, While a Popular Glacier Shows Big One-year Retreat

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 12.28.2014 | Green
Alaska Dispatch News

On the icefield, measurements taken this fall at four of the six monitoring sites showed a net loss of mass, with all of the past winter's snowfall melted out by the end of September.

Mudslides, Wildfires & Declining Wildlife Highlight Climate Change In Alaska

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters/Yereth Rosen) - Thawing permafrost is triggering mudslides onto a key road traveled by busloads of sightseers. Tall bushes ...