North Access Visitor Facilities Study

A Cooperative Study between the National Park Service and the Alaska Department of Natural Resources


August 2004

NORTH ACCESS FACILITIES STUDY (view in one file)

COVER LETTER - view


TABLE OF CONTENTS

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY - view

INTRODUCTION - view

  • Definition of the “Stampede Road Alignment”
  • Purpose of the Visitor Facilities Study

LAND MANAGEMENT - view

  • Purposes of Denali National Park and Preserve
  • Purposes of State Land within the Study Area

THE NORTH ACCESS ISSUE: HISTORY AND BACKGROUND - view

STUDY APPROACH: Scenarios, Working Assumptions, and Locations - view

SCENARIO: ROAD - view

SCENARIO: RAILROAD - view

SCENARIO: ENHANCEMENT OF THE EXISTING SITUATION - view

SUMMARY OF SCENARIOS - view


APPENDICES

  • A – Summary of Public Involvement View
  • B – National Park Service Management Policies View
  • C – Considerations for Visitor Facilities View
  • D – Criteria for Locations View
  • E – Natural and Human Environment View
  • F – References View
  • G – Glossary View

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