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Wonder Lake

Address: Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
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Type: Bodies of water, Nature & Parks
Owner description: Picturesque lake located in Denali National Park with sweeping views...
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Type: Bodies of water, Nature & Parks
Owner description: Picturesque lake located in Denali National Park with sweeping views of the Alaskan landscape.
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Anchorage, Alaska
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82 reviews 82 reviews
18 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We were lucky and able to see Denali in full over Wonder Lake. Views and pictures were breathtaking!

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Anchorage, Alaska
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

If you traveled all the to Denali you need to go all the way back to wander lake. It's a 12 hour trip and it you wimp out and don't go all the back you are just being lazy. It's so worth it!!!!!

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Singapore, Singapore
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

its a huge lake.. wonderlake is beautiful, peaceful and calm.. such a nice view with the mountain as backing.. you can even see the reflection of the sky on the surface of the lake...

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Georgia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
14 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Since Denali National Park & Preserve does not have food concessions once passed the Visitors Center and not much to offer even at the Visitors Center, we packed enough food for lunch, dinner and snacks. Our tickets were for a 9:15am park shuttle bus to Wonder Lake - an 11-hour trip with Paul as our guide/bus driver. Cars are only... More 

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Metuchen, New Jersey
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52 reviews 52 reviews
27 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

5.5 hours to get there 5.5 hours back what a great ride. If you do nothing else in Alaska, ride thru the park in a Blue Bird school bus I will never forget it.

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Los Angeles, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Just the right walk for us! A little steep at times but we needed the exercise after our cruise! Beautiful forest!

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San Diego, California
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174 reviews 174 reviews
83 attraction reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We stayed at the North Face Lodge in late August and Wonder Lake is right there. We hiked around different areas of the lake and took amazing photos of the lake and the tundra with the Fall colors. One day Mt McKinley (locals call it Denali Mt) was in full view for most of the day and we got great... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We can se why it was so named. It is 26 miles long and 1 mile wide flowing thru lovely mountain side.

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Homer, Alaska
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49 reviews 49 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I would like to actually spend time exploring Wonder Lake. We visited just for the day and fell in love with this beautiful serene place.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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76 reviews 76 reviews
36 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Drive into park is worth it. You can take tour or take shuttle into wonder lake. Fall is the season to go for color and less crowds.

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