Denali State Park

DENALI STATE PARK

Open                                       Updated:  4/11/14

http://dnr.alaska.gov/parks/

Winter Recreation Conditions Report

Area

Snowmobile

Status

New Snow

(Past Week)

Avg. Snow   Depth

Comments

Denali View South

Open

2’’

21”

Gates are closed.

Byers Lake / Veterans Memorial

Open

2”

30”

Gates Closed to the Lake and Public Use Cabins.  Use Winter trail to access the lake and   cabins. Overflow on the lakes.

Denali View North

Open

2”

30”

Gates are closed

Pass Creek

Open

2”

30”

 

Curry & Kesugi   Ridges

Open

2”

30”

 

Petersville Area

 

0’’

   

Tokositna and Chulitna Rivers

 

0’’

 

 

Average snow depth is recorded uncompressed.

Snowmobile openings are based on many variables including packed snow base and vegetation coverage 

* Operating an Unregistered snowmobile, Failure to Display Snowmobile Numbered Registration Decal and Failure to Carry Snowmobile Certificate of Registration or Provide Identifying Information on all state lands are Citable Offenses in the State of Alaska.

Additional snow and weather information can be found at the Tokositna Valley Snowtel website at: http://www.wcc.nrcs.usda.gov/snotel/snotel.pl?sitenum=1089&state=ak.                    

 Back country users:  Back-country use in Denali State Park may have hazardous condition with steep slopes, river crossings with open leads and shelf ice, high winds and extreme cold. Weather conditions can change rapidly and threaten your life. BE PREPARED!!!  Remember hypothermia is a life-threatening problem. Safe traveling and planning can prevent backcountry emergencies and costly search and rescues.  Always let someone know where you’re going.  Know the hazards of the country you’re traveling in.  Travel with safety gear and emergency provisions.Please operate your snowmobiles in a responsible manor to protect park resources and so that all users can enjoy the park.   

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