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Denali shuttle buses question

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Denali shuttle buses question

Hello. I am planning our visit to Alaska and have a few questions regarding Denali National Park shuttle buses:

Do you have to go only on the bus that is for the particular destination that you reserved? For example, if you make reservations for Kantishna or Camper bus can you go first on Wonder Lake bus, then hike, and then go on Kantishna bus to continue?

I see that there is 1 Kantishna bus and 3 Camper buses going to Kantishna per day in August. What is the difference between those (besides the camper bus being $12 cheaper and having space for bikes)? Can we take one of these, get off multiple times, hike, and then get onto different buses? Would either one of these get us to the Skyline Lodge in Kantishna?

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You can only use the camper bus if you get a back country permit or are staying at Kantishna. You can get a regular bus ticket for Kantishna or Wonder Lake and get off and hike then get back on another regular bus. I always suggest that you ride the bus to Wonder Lake. Along the way you can check out areas that you might be interested in hiking. Then on the way back you can get off and hike for a bit then get back on another bus coming out. If you do go all the way to Wonder Lake though, you wont have too terribly long for hiking though.

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