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Park Road

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Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
+1 800-622-7275
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Tundra Wilderness Tour into the Back Country

If one is not planning on hiking into the bush oneself, there are few better options to see... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2016
Lynchburg, Virginia
LIke no other

The Park Road is about 90 miles from the entrance to the end. Private vehicles are not allowed... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2016
Gainesville, Florida
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Scenic 90-mile roadway that winds through Alaska's Denali National Park.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
+1 800-622-7275
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Reviewed 30 July 2016

If one is not planning on hiking into the bush oneself, there are few better options to see wildlife in Denali. We saw two full-grown moose, one with one calf and the second with two. Even more exciting, we were treated to a leisurely stroll...More

Thank CareyMartin
Reviewed 30 July 2016

The Park Road is about 90 miles from the entrance to the end. Private vehicles are not allowed, only park busses. You can choose with a guided tour, or not. We saw lots of wildlife including: Caribou, Eagle, Grizzly, Dall Sheep and Wolf. Marmots and...More

Thank jaoirisheyes
Reviewed 30 July 2016

I took the park's Tundra Wilderness Adventure which took us 60 miles to Stony Hill. The Ranger, Jeralyn, was a marvel of information and spotting wildlife. She had a video camera with a powerful zoom that displayed the images on monitors on the bus. It...More

Thank SanDiegan79
Reviewed 28 July 2016

This is the only road in the park and so you must travel it. The road was in good shape for the most part. You can only drive your car a short distance into the park, otherwise you must take a tour bus or the...More

Thank Teri H
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We chose to do the Shuttle bus to Kantishna, it was less expensive than the Tour bus option making it very affordable for us. Driver, Wayne, was excellent

1  Thank llklinger
Reviewed 28 July 2016

If you have a car you can drive the first 15 miles unless you happen to win the lottery. Very scenic, but parts are being repaired and there may be delays. On the tour bus there are very narrow one lane steep sections with huge...More

Thank jfd
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We took the 92 mile bus tour all the way into Kantishna. Our tour guide, Linda, picked us up a little before 6am. First of all, she was a wonderful tour guide. She is a local from Healy, and was able to share a lot...More

Thank Carribeantraveler52
Reviewed 27 July 2016

The park road goes 90 miles into Denali National Park, but you can only drive a personal vehicle on the first 15 miles or so (year-round). If you want to see more, you have to ride the park shuttle buses or take a guided tour...More

1  Thank CrankingChick
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We were extremely fortunate to enjoy our shuttle bus ride to Wonder Lake on a beautiful, clear day. The views of Denali were stunning. Along the way, we saw several grizzly bear (even a couple of cubs), caribou, moose and a fox. Yes, it's a...More

1  Thank IlluminataPhoto
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Denali park is a treasure. It showcases this increadible park, but it is not a comfortable ride!!! 93 miles take about 6 hours and yourein a school bus. If its chilly and or rainy, which it usually is, DRESS APPROPRIATELY. We saw moose, a grizzly,...More

Thank Drmoxie
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Sean R
31 May 2017|
Response from Louie M | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It'll be about 4 hours one way but there are rest stops during the way. Pack more food than you think and bring water.
17 February 2017|
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Response from showmeadeal | Reviewed this property |
Shuttle replaces tour. My shuttle driver was awesome. Gave narration, although they are not required to talk I think most do. Also stopped to let us take pictures. After my research it seemed like you were getting the same... More
8 September 2016|
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Response from brw115 | Reviewed this property |
There is definitely a fee - depending on how far you are going anywhere from 25- 50 dollars if I recall correctly. I would to the Denali National Park website (NPS) and click on reservations and they can give you exact... More