After a devastating “lost season” in 2020, Alaska tourism stakeholders are hoping this summer will see a much-needed return of visitor spending—or at least the start of the recovery process.
Local pilot Chris Palms of K2 Aviation first noticed this unique geologic event during a recent overflight of the mountain. Since then, park scientists have begun a flurry of observations of this now rapidly flowing glacier.
Facing tremendous challenges posed by a global pandemic, the railroad sought to balance multiple expectations in terms of safety, service, mission, and finances.
“This vital economic aid will provide a much-needed lifeline for live venues, museums, movie theatres and many more,” says SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman.
“Our goal by adding another weekend is to help spread out the Fair crowds and keep fairgoers as safe as possible as Alaska continues to respond to the global pandemic,” says Jerome Hertel, Fair CEO.
Starting on May 20 the public will have access to the Park Road beyond the Savage River Check Station to the Teklanika Rest Stop via a $25 permit called the Teklanika Road Permit.