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Alaska celebrates National Park Week like no other state

by The 100 Companies

Visiting a national park is a must-do in Alaska, where there are 24 National Park Service sites. Here are some fun facts in light of National Park Week coming up April 16-24:

• Denali National Park & Preserve is home to the tallest mountain in North America.

• Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve is the largest national park in the U.S.

• Gates of the Arctic National Park is the least visited national park in the U.S.

• Sitka National Historical Park is Alaska’s smallest and the oldest federally designated park.

Check out Travel Alaska for more information about visiting Alaska’s national parks.

Brittany Thurmbuchler, The Alaska 100

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