The George Parks Highway Scenic Byway

National Scenic BywayAlaska

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  • George Parks Highway Mountain Views

    Gorgeous mountain views can be seen along Parks Highway. The highway flows with the land as large billowy clouds loom above.

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  • Driving along George Parks Highway

    Travelers travel along the byway; headed towards snow capped mountains. Green trees line the sides of the byway.

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  • Alaska Veterans Memorial

    The Alaska Veterans Memorial consists of monuments and an alcove with a semi-circle of five 20-foot-tall concrete panels representing the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard.

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  • Minto Flats

    The mosaic of ponds, oxbows, stream channels, and various wetland and upland vegetation types in the Minto Flats Game Refuge provides excellent habitat for waterfowl, big game, and fur-bearers, as well as anadromous and resident fish species.

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  • Mt. McKinley from Denali State Park

    Snowcapped Mt. McKinley rises above sparsely-vegetated rocky fields in Denali State Park.

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  • Native Artifacts at Alfred Starr Cultural Center

    Displays in the Alfred Starr Cultural Center include Native beadwork, photos, and animal skin drums and clothing.

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  • River View from Nenana River Wayside

    The Nenana River Wayside allows for spectacular views of the Nenana River.

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  • Caribou in Denali National Park and Preserve

    Caribou are frequently seen in Denali National Park and Preserve.

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  • Canoeing on Byers Lake

    A family going canoeing admires the beautiful scenery on the shores of Byers Lake, a popular boating destination.

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  • Denali Country

    Denali country is dominated by the lofty, snow-covered peaks of the Alaska Range, active glaciers, rolling tundra, boggy muskegs, and hardwood and spruce forests laced by rivers.

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  • Hurricane Gulch

    The George Parks Highway Scenic Byway travels over the steep-walled gorge of Hurricane Gulch.

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