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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
The Critical Connections Program: studying the full life-cycle of Denali's migratory birds (2017-2019) Research Permit CE
Replace Kennels Storage Building Capital Improvement/New Construction CE
Eldorado Mining Special Use Permits 2019-2026 Special Use Permit CE
Approved Commercial Use Authorizations (Programmatic approval 2019-2023) Commercial Use Authorization CE
Upgrade Oxbow Trail to Meet Accessibility Guidelines Other Maintenance Activities CE
Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) in NPS Operations- Programmatic Approval 2019-2023 Other Administrative Activities CE
Clarification of the Kantishna Mining District Boundary Boundary Adjustment Memo
Access and Use Request, Ruth Glacier, Mountain House LLC Right-of-Way Permit EA
Entrance Area Trail Connections EA (Riley Creek Day Use Area, MSLC Connection) Capital Improvement/New Construction EA
Replace Failing Culverts Between Miles 38 & 51 Repair/Rehabilitation CE
Repair and Rehabilitate three Park Road Bridges Repair/Rehabilitation CE
Construct Fish Friendly Drainage Structures for West District Streams Crossing the Park Road Reconstruction CE
Interim continuation of 2013 Environmental Assessment: Winter plowing of the Denali Park Road to Mountain Vista Other Administrative Activities CE
Exploring Visitor, NPS Staff, and Concession Staff Attitudes and Behaviors Regarding Waste in National Parks; renewal from pilot Research Permit CE
Fuels Reduction Treatments, 5 Year Programmatic CE (2017-2021) Fire - Mechanical Fuel Reduction CE
Access to Rainy Creek (ANILCA inholding): 2019-2020 SUP for Construction of Guest Facilities Special Use Permit CE
Interim winter guided hiking Mountain Vista, Savage Cabin, & Taiga trail (with Road-based CUA) Backcountry Management Plan CE
Private Vehicle Access and Guided Vehicle Tours on the Denali Park Road in 2020 Predominant Use Change
Re-pave Denali Park Road, MP 0-3.4 Repair/Rehabilitation CE
Backcountry Use Monitoring with Trail Counters and Cameras (Programmatic Approval 2017-2021) Resource Management CE
Wonder Lake and Kantishna Area Plan (non-NEPA) Other Plan CE
Least Adverse Environmental Effects Report - Gasline Other Study CE
Pilot project (2017) - Protecting Denali Birds - Window Strike Mitigation Other Maintenance Activities CE
Rehabilitate Igloo Forest Segment of the Denali Park Road Other Maintenance Activities CE
Denali Winter Visitor Use Survey (2017-2019) Research Permit CE
Arctic ground squirrels as vital signs of Tundra/Alpine Habitats - What do they indicate? Research Permit CE
Interior Alaska Forest Inventory and Analysis in Denali National Park & Preserve (Regional Programmatic CE 2018-2023) Research Permit 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
Replace Herron River and Live Trap Lake Subsistence Use Cabins Other EA
Conduct Additional Site Assessments on Moose, Taybo, & Bueno Mining Claims Section 106 PA Reporting CE
Conduct site characterization and soil treatment at Crooked Creek Repair/Rehabilitation CE
Maintenance to Mitigate Geohazards Beyond the Road Prism at the Pretty Rocks (Mile 45.4) - Programmatic Approval 2019-2020 Emergency Repair CE
Minor Amendment to the 1997 Frontcountry Plan Concessions CE
2020 Denali National Park and Preserve e-bike addition to Superintendent's Compendium Regulation CE
2015 Superintendent's Compendiums Alaska Regulation CE
Access to Mountain House LLC (ANILCA Inholding): 2018-2019 Special Use Permit Right-of-Way Permit CE
Milepost 231 Wayside and Trail Connections Implementation Plan - Other EA
Install Wildlife Fence around Kennels Capital Improvement/New Construction CE
Eldorado Creek Mining Plan of Operations Other Permit EA
Denali Winter and Shoulder Season Plan Visitor Use Management Plan CE
Categorical Exclusion to increase guided climbing permit allocation on Denali at Denali NPP from 325 to up to 750 Backcountry Management Plan CE
Conduct Additional Site investigation at Hotel Powerhouse site Repair/Rehabilitation CE
Replace Cedar Shake Roof on the Barn B106 and Re-shingle & Repaint the Interpretation Office B101 Routine Maintenance CE
Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) in NPS Operations (2018 Approval) Other Administrative Activities CE
Visitor Use and Experience in Denali's Backcountry (2017-2019) Research Permit CE
Determining Acoustic Norms in Frontcountry Settings of Denali National Park and Preserve Research Permit CE
FY18 Conduct Gravel Scrape for Materials for Denali Park Road Repair/Rehabilitation CE
National Park Service Proposes Targeted Fee Increases at Parks to Address Maintenance Backlog Fee Collection
Improvement to accommodate winter trail use at Mountain Vista Trailhead Other Maintenance Activities CE
Denali National Park & Preserve Paleontological Resource Management Study Research Permit CE
Climate Reference Network Station - Wonder Lake Area Research Permit EA
Interior Alaska Forest Insect Pest Campground Survey Research Permit CE
Ghiglione Bridge Replacement Capital Improvement/New Construction EA
Investigative drilling at Pretty Rocks slump Preventive Maintenance CE
2020 Denali National Park and Preserve Superintendent's Compendium Regulation CE
Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) Training Flights (2017) Other Administrative Activities CE
Removal of non-historic materials and downed aircraft from glaciated environments in Denali National Park and Preserve: Programmatic approval 2020-2029 Other Administrative Activities CE
Guided Activities CUA (Sept 24-May 10) Other Administrative Activities CE
Exploring Visitor Attitudes, Values, and Behaviors Regarding Waste in National Parks Research Permit CE
Denali Winter and Shoulder Season Visitor Services Environmental Assessment Visitor Use Management Plan EA
Resurface Riley Creek Campground Loops and Access Road Routine Maintenance CE
Release a Prospectus for Glacier Landing Air Taxi and Glacier Landing Scenic Air Tour Services Concessions CE
Trails Maintenance Plan - Programmatic Compliance 2018-2023 Other Maintenance Activities CE
* Open for comment.