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Denali National Park and Preserve

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Listed in the table below are Denali National Park and Preserve's current plans or projects. Click on the project title for more information.

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Project Title Project Type NEPA Type
2015 Superintendent's Compendiums Alaska Regulation CE
Backcountry Use Monitoring with Trail Counters and Cameras (Programmatic Approval 2017-2021) Resource Management CE
Categorical Exclusion to increase guided climbing permit allocation on Denali at Denali NPP from 325 to up to 750 Backcountry Management Plan CE
Climate Reference Network Station - Wonder Lake Area Research Permit EA
Denali Winter Visitor Use Survey (2017-2019) Research Permit CE
Determining Acoustic Norms in Frontcountry Settings of Denali National Park and Preserve Research Permit CE
Eldorado Creek Mining Plan of Operations Other Permit EA
Entrance Area Trail Connections EA (Riley Creek Day Use Area, MSLC Connection) Capital Improvement/New Construction EA
Exploring Visitor Attitudes, Values, and Behaviors Regarding Waste in National Parks Research Permit CE
FY16 Perform Gravel Scrape And Process Material for Park Road Routine Maintenance CE
Fuels Reduction Treatments, 5 Year Programmatic CE (2017-2021) Fire - Mechanical Fuel Reduction CE
Geotechnical Investigations, Alaska Railroad Realignment Feasibility Study Feasibility Study CE
Gravel Acquisition Plan Resource Management Plan EA
Guided Activities CUA (Sept 24-May 10) Other Administrative Activities CE
Improvement to accommodate winter trail use at Mountain Vista Trailhead Other Maintenance Activities CE
Interim winter guided hiking Mountain Vista, Savage Cabin, & Taiga trail (with Road-based CUA) Backcountry Management Plan CE
Interior Alaska Forest Insect Pest Campground Survey Research Permit CE
Investigative drilling at Pretty Rocks slump Preventive Maintenance CE
Long Range Transportation Plan Transportation Plan Other
Milepost 231 Wayside and Trail Connections Implementation Plan - Other EA
Minor Amendment Backcountry Management Plan Concessions CE
Minor Amendment to the 1997 Frontcountry Plan Concessions CE
National Park Service Proposes Targeted Fee Increases at Parks to Address Maintenance Backlog Fee Collection
Pilot project (2017) - Protecting Denali Birds - Window Strike Mitigation Other Maintenance Activities CE
Quantifying the rate and style of landscape-altering tectonic deformation on the Kantishna Hills anticline, an active fold above a shallow earthquake cluster in Denali National Park Research Permit CE
Re-pave Denali Park Road, MP 0-3.4 Repair/Rehabilitation CE
Reclaim 7 mile pit & prepare 5 mile pit for contractors Other Maintenance Activities EA
Repave Park Road MP 3.4 - 14.9 Repair/Rehabilitation CE
Replace Herron River and Live Trap Lake Subsistence Use Cabins Other EA
Replace Rotted Flooring in the Toklat River Rest Area Weatherport Emergency Repair CE
Seasonal Installation of two FAA weather cameras, Kahiltna & Ruth Glaciers Communications CE
Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) Training Flights (2017) Other Administrative Activities CE
Trails Plan Trail Management Plan
Trial - Add Taiga, Mountain Vista, and Savage Cabin Trails to List of Approved Trails for Guided Hiking (Trial period, Feb-May 10, 2017) Backcountry Management Plan CE
Upgrade Oxbow Trail to Meet Accessibility Guidelines Other Maintenance Activities CE
Utilidor Rehabilitation at Park HQ Repair/Rehabilitation EA
Visitor Use and Experience in Denali's Backcountry (2017-2019) Research Permit CE
Winter Road Plowing Other EA
* Open for comment.