Denali National Park and Preserve is comprised of six million acres of diverse wilderness filled with incredible wildlife. From northern lights and boreal owls to North America’s tallest peak and thinhorn sheep, here is why Alaska’s most famous national park needs to be at the top of your list.

1. Northern Lights dance across the sky.

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2. Denali

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3. Thinhorn sheep

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4. Caribou

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5. Toklat rainbow

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6. Moose on the road

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7. First snow

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8. Red Fox

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9. Denali in the fall

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10. Grizzly bear

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11. Boreal Owl

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12. Full moon over the snowy mountains

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