Denali Vandals?


Why would someone lace a Denali Park sign with big nails, points out?

photo by Stephanie Frick-Goode, pinterest

Photo by Stephanie Frick-Goode, Pinterest

Denali’s bears, it seems, have a number of destructive uses for signs–including backscratching.  Park maintenance workers edge the signs with nails in hopes of increasing the signs’ lifespan.

bear scratching back on sign

Photo by Alaska-in-pictures.com


About breathtakebyways

Ann Williams’ travel articles have appeared in publications all over the country including The Washington Post, Roads to Adventure, and Jack and Jill. Between researching and writing books, she specializes in creative lectures.

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