**Updated February 2022** This page was created to help understand what business and locations are open or closed during the COVID-19 pandemic. We will try to keep this page up to date with Information as it is updated from the State of Alaska and the businesses. The State of Alaska does not require COVID-19 testing or quarantine at this time. Must businesses are asking if you are not vaccinated to please continue to wear a mask. And if you have any symptoms to please stay home. If you still have questions about locations and businesses, please use the contact form and email us and we will look into any information to help you with your travel plans. Please include the time you plan to travel to Alaska as well.
The National Park Service has modifying its operations on a park-by-park basis in accordance with the latest guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state and local public health authorities. Most facilities and events are Open or Modified, outdoor spaces in some parks remain accessible to the public. Before visiting, please check with individual parks regarding changes to the park operations. If you choose to visit a national park, please ensure that you follow the latest CDC and state and local guidelines to prevent the spread of infectious diseases and practice Leave No Trace principles. Updates about the NPS response, including safety information, are posted on www.nps.gov/coronavirus.
CRUISING TO ALASKA
Large cruise ships have resumed sailings to Alaska. Most cruise lines are requiring that passengers receive their final COVID-19 vaccination at least 14 days prior to cruise departure. Please visit each cruise company’s website for information on their vaccination requirements and other COVID-19 protocols.
DRIVING TO ALASKA
The US/Canadian border is currently open to fully-vaccinated United States citizens and international travelers for non-essential travel. US citizens are allowed to cross the border if they have been fully vaccinated at least 14 days prior to entry and can provide proof of vaccination and a negative COVID-19 test result taken with 72 hours of travel. Please see the Government of Canada’s COVID-19 travel page for instructions on how to provide proof of vaccination and negative test results, plus additional information on traveling to/through Canada. Please note that Canadian border patrol agents reserve the right to deny entry if they feel that travelers are not following regulations.
The US border is open fully-vaccinated international travelers for non-essential travel with proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Please visit the US Department of Homeland Security FAQ page for more information.
Denali Park Open
The Denali Park Road is currently open to Mile 30, Teklanika River. If wintry conditions occur, the road may close at some point closer to the park entrance.
Denali's Visitor Centers and Campgrounds are Open
The winter winter season is upon us. The Denali Visitor Center outdoor desk is open until September 26, from 9 am to 5 pm daily. Rangers will be on hand.
Princess hotels throughout Alaska have made the very difficult decision to cancel their 2021 summer operations in Alaska. They will reopen in the Spring of 2022.