Just back from a road trip to Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, the country's largest. Even with a Fairbanks start, it's still a 9-hour haul to get to that crazy-beautiful spot on the planet.
For another take on visiting National Parks by road, read the recent New York Times article Ten Months, 45 National Parks, 11 Rules by Jeremy Cronon.
Cat Herder (aka Marisa) has been guiding pilot tours in the American West for over twenty years. Keep tabs on your Parkwest pilot friends, National Park news and other tidbits here!