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Return to:   The Parks Highway - Among Alaska's handful of highways, the Parks is perhaps the most traveled, as the shortest route connecting Anchorage and Fairbanks.
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Before construction

Before construction of the Parks Highway, access to the continent's tallest mountain was restricted to arrivals on the Alaska Railroad, or after 1957, via the Richardson and Denali Highways. Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Library and Archives.

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