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“Depends on the weather”
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Denali
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Owner description: America's tallest peak, this 20,320-foot mountain is the most famous part of this national park.
Chicago
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“Depends on the weather”
Reviewed 10 November 2013

This is a dated review. My husband and I took a train trip in 2010 from Anchorage to Denali Park with an overnight stop near Talkeetna. The views of Mt. McKinley from the train were beautiful. This all depends on the weather, of course. The highlight of our trip was a small airplane tour circling Mt McKinley and the other mountains (I have forgotten their names now). This tour originated in Talkeetna, and it is one of our all-time favorite traveling highlights. It was expensive; I believe it was $250 per person, but so worth it. We still talk about it, and would definitely do it again.

Visited November 2013
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Columbus Ohio
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“Can You See It?”
Reviewed 10 November 2013

Its really called Denali. The locals aren't kidding, your lucky if you get a chance to see it. It took me the 3rd day in the area to see it. My view was from Telketna which has a viewing area just outside the village.

Ironically, the best place to see the mountain is actually outside Denali Park. If flying is your thing, there are plenty of chartered flights that take you around the peak.

From the ground, there are 2 really good spots, best one is on petersville road past the mining area which gets you the closest to the base that you can get by car. (4-wheel drive and very detailed map required). One of the famous pictures of the mountain is from here. 2nd spot is in Telketna, the viewing area.

Visited July 2013
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Sebastian, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Awesome!!!!!!!!!!”
Reviewed 6 November 2013

We were very lucky to get a chance to see this Awesome MT. from a distance while traveling on The McKinley Explorer train. To see this giant sticking up out of the clouds is unbelievable! Feel yourself one of the lucky one if you do see this Mountain, as not many get the chance. There's only a 10-20% chance.

Visited July 2013
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Wildersville, Tennessee
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“Dissappointing”
Reviewed 3 November 2013

Husband and I took a bus thru The Denali Park saw some animals far away. Don't go there thinking you will see Mt. McKinley, We didn't. I ask the driver of the bus where Mt McKinley was at? She said She didn't know, even the direction it was in. I have read you can see Mt. McKinley on Hwy to Talkeetna, Alaska, so if we get to go again, we'll go to Talkeetna and see if we can find the mountain. Where it ask When did you visit? It don't have date we visited, so I check closest to it. We were there June 2012

Visited December 2012
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Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
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“Amazing!”
Reviewed 23 October 2013

Absolutely amazing adventure, cannot wait to go back, but next trip will do flight seeing and skip the long bus trip. Didn't see many animals, but the scenery was awesome,

Visited June 2013
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