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Address: Mile 1/2 Otto Lake Road, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99743
Phone Number: 1-888-303-1925
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Description: Denali Outdoor Center (D.O.C.) is a full-service outfitter offering...
Denali Outdoor Center (D.O.C.) is a full-service outfitter offering whitewater rafting, mild-water float trips, kayaking, canoeing and mountain biking adventures on the boundary of Denali National Park, Alaska. We also offer lakeside nightly cabin rentals and camping at our premier location in Healy, Alaska on the shore of Otto Lake.For convenience, we have 2 office locations, one at Denali Park and the other in Healy, just 10 minutes north of the park entrance. We also provide free shuttle service to and from all local lodging, AKRR Depot, Denali Park Visitor Center and the Wilderness Access Center.Our operating season is from mid-May to mid-September and we are open 7 days from 7:00am to 10:00pm. Our winter hours are M-F 9:00am to 5:00pm Alaska Time.
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July 16, family of 7

My family had 11 in our party, my sister and family went on another boat and my parents, husband, myself and 3 kids (13,11,10) went on the scenic rafting trip. Tim was our guide... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

My family had 11 in our party, my sister and family went on another boat and my parents, husband, myself and 3 kids (13,11,10) went on the scenic rafting trip. Tim was our guide and he was such a great guy. He could really see that the grandparents didn't really want to get wet and the 3 kids wanted to... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

We went rafting on the Nenana river on the Scenic section. It was amazing!!! We had Bobbi and Becky as a guides. We learned a lot about Alaska doing this trip. The views up there are well worth it.

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Girdwood, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Tim, our guide, was extremely informative and entertaining during our rafting adventure down the Nenana River. This is a great stretch of rapids the entire family can enjoy. We went with the paddle rafting option but those who want "less adventure" can easily pick the oar raft option (so you can use both hands to hold on). Tim sang through... More 

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New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Went on this and was sceptical at first but absolutely enjoyed the experience. Must do if you like this sort of thing

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Longmeadow, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

My husband and I added a post trip onto our cruise. We were able to spend two nights in Denali. One of the add-on trips was a float ride down the Nahnana River which my husband and I decided to buy. We were chauffeured by them from our hotel to their shop. We were invited to use the restrooms at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I did not want an excursion - just a bike for a day to ride around Denali area (Park and the resort). Denali Outdoor Center is right across from the resort hotels - very convenient. Abbigail was very helpful, bike - helmet - lock = $40 for 24 hours.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

We went on a raft trip down the Nenana River with this outfit. Our guide was very knowledgeable of the area and gave us a good ride. I like that you have a choice of paddling with a group or having a guide do the work for you. We had a guide :) Definitely would go again!

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We did the Nenana half day white water rafting adventure. This was really fun! All of the staff is professional and friendly. The views along the river are amazing. Our guide, Matt, was really funny and made the trip really fun. Highly recommend!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We chose Denali Outdoor Center for their good rating and reviews on TripAdvisor and we were not wrong. Our rafting trip was pretty amazing and our raft guide Al was wonderful. He handled the rapids like a pro making sure there was a bit of excitement and safety. Everyone there was very helpful and made our experience far great. I... More 

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Oak Lawn, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The Denali Outdoor Center gives you the opportunity to book different activities while being in Denali Park. One of the best activities is the Nenana River trip with a kayak - you do not need to be experienced kayaker, you can learn how to do it from experienced professionals. It is fun for everyone

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Address: Mile 1/2 Otto Lake Road, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99743
Phone Number: 1-888-303-1925
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Denali National Park and Preserve

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