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Denali Visitor Center

Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
+1 907-683-9532
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“book store” (28 reviews)
“great displays” (24 reviews)
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Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
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"book store"
in 28 reviews
"interesting exhibits"
in 15 reviews
"great displays"
in 24 reviews
"minute movie"
in 20 reviews
"helpful rangers"
in 20 reviews
"great place to start"
in 12 reviews
"gift shop"
in 50 reviews
"stuffed animals"
in 12 reviews
"clean restrooms"
in 14 reviews
"park rangers are"
in 14 reviews
"train depot"
in 14 reviews
"hiking trails"
in 21 reviews
"starting point"
in 16 reviews
"answer questions"
in 13 reviews
"bus tour"
in 34 reviews
"sled dog demonstration"
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"dall sheep"
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

A part of our land travel tour included a two day stop over at the Denali Park area. A day bus tour took us through the National Park, where we witnessed the awesome beauty of the Alaskan wilderness, to include the famous mountain, now called...More

1  Thank Ray C
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

This is an amazing visitor center and is a must see/do while visiting Denali National Park. Take your time to carefully observe and read all the displays!

Thank Terry H
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

Stop here to get the lay out of the park and plan your adventure with the rangers.... how to best see the mountains ahead and Mt. Denali teasing through the clouds... . spend a few hours before boarding the Alaska express train through the park

2  Thank Judith D. G
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

This very large and well equipped facility had much to offer. Eatery, gifts, information and all staff were incredibly helpful and knowledgeable. Bathroom facilities were clean and well-maintained. Very impressive center.

Thank Tiger-Mouse3
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

ANY National Park Visitors Center is a place to not miss! It is full of displays, demonstrations, information, interesting Rangers willing to share their knowledge with you. Always an opportunity to catch a movie introducing you to the Park itself.

Thank Mary136
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

The Visitor Center was a stop after we completed a tour of the park. The rangers were exceptional, the video helped to answer some of our questions and the gift shop was nice touch. However, I recommend stopping at the Center prior to getting a...More

Thank Pam105
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Very large Visitor Center with very helpful rangers. Our family of 7 (children aged 14,12,11,9,5) chose to see the sled dog demonstrations. That was a huge hit with the kids (my wife and I enjoyed it as well). We would strongly encourage you to do...More

1  Thank Matt_Vernon456
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

Amazing park, very knowledgable staff members, lots of information at the visitors centre. Buses to and from town every 10 minutes. Paved walkways to the centre make it easier on some of the elderly visitors.

1  Thank MikaJames
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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

A restroom stop affording you a pit stop. There's a sparsely appointed gift shop. Still there are some very nice artwork of Denali and some very beautiful jewelry and carvings.

Thank Franklyn D
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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Great job by the park system offering a good interpretive approach to understanding the area and the park. The campus is arranged into several stand alone facilities that blend with the surrounding park area. Visit in late September for bargains in the gift shop.

Thank Motorcyclebuds
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Trippingalong2014
14 August 2017|
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Isn't this frustrating? Getting information on the McKinley Chalet is very difficult. Even the cruise line we booked our visit with could not tell us anything. I think you will get the most reliable info from the park... More
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Mary S
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Response from EAWH77 | Reviewed this property |
You can take any of the NPS buses from the Wilderness Access Center (WAC) to whichever stop along the route you would like and enjoy a day hike, assuming you have a ticket as some of the buses sell out. The cost depends on... More
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