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Healy is a census-designated place (CDP) in and the borough seat of Denali Borough in the U.S. state of Alaska. The population was 1,021 at the 2010 census.GeographyHealy is located at . The George Parks Highway runs through the community, leading south to Denali Park and north to Nenana.According to the United States Census Bureau, the Healy CDP has a total area of 1779.8km2, of which 1779.2km2 is land and 0.5km2, or 0.03%, is water. By area, it is the second-largest CDP in the United States, exceeded by only Willow, Alaska.ClimateAs is typical of the Alaska Interior, Healy experiences a subarctic climate (Köppen Dfc) with very long, bitterly cold winters and short, warm summers, and straddles the border between USDA Plant Hardiness Zone 2 and 3, indicating the coldest temperature of the year is typically around −40 °F (−40 °C). Temperatures remain consistently below freezing from early November to early March. In summer, temperatures reach 70°F on 34 days and 80°F on 5.4, with an average of 1 night not falling below 60°F. The first frost typically occurs in late August, but sometimes it can happen during the first half of the month. A majority of the annual precipitation of 15.2in occurs during summer as well. Extreme temperatures have ranged from −52°F up to 93°F. Healy is in Denali National Park and Preserve. Make your own Healy vacation itinerary, with a little help from those that know the place like the back of their hands, by using our United States route builder app .
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