Park is on the George Parks Highway at the entrance to Denali National
Park. The Park is home to Mount McKinley, or Denali as it was named by
the Tanana Indians, meaning "the great one." At 20,320 feet, it is the
highest mountain on the North American continent. It lies at
approximately 63░ 43' N Latitude, 148░ 55' W Longitude (Sec. 09, T014S,
R007W, Fairbanks Meridian). The community is located in the Mt. McKinley
Recording District. The area encompasses 72 sq. miles of land and 0 sq.
miles of water.
The community has developed around Park
Service employment and tourism-related facilities.