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Photo Credits: Fred Dean (1976), Carl Roland (2005)
Ecoregion: Alaska Range Mountains
Change Type: Human development and impacts
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Increases in visitation to Denali allowed for the growth of businesses in the surrounding communities. Pictured here is the addition of several lodging units in McKinley Village, eight miles south of the park entrance. Also notice the revegetation of some areas impacted by the highway construction.