Lake Clark National Park and Preserve recently opened its second public use cabin. The historic Joe Thompson cabin is at the base of the newly revitalized Portage Creek Trail on the north shore of Lake Clark about thirteen miles from Port Alsworth.
Denali National Park is still open during the winter and there is much to do.
The National Park Service is exploring ways to provide and support additional recreational use in the Kantishna and Wonder Lake areas of Denali National Park.
Alaska Helicopter Tours will operate year-round out of Anchorage and offer seasonal service in Talkeetna and at Knik River Lodge.
A new elevated bridge and boardwalk now spans the Brooks River, greatly enhancing the safety and movement of both people and wildlife in the Brooks Camp area.
A new National Park Service report shows that 2,920,250 visitors to national parks in Alaska spent $1.36 billion in the state in 2018, resulting in 17,760 jobs and a cumulative economic benefit of more than $1.98 billion.