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Park Road

Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
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Type: Biking Trails, Scenic Drives
Activities: Driving
Traveler Description: The 91 miles of Park Road is the travel corridor of Denali National Park. Beginning at the entrance area, the road quickly leaves services of... more »
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Glendora, California
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63 reviews 63 reviews
27 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

We took the shuttle, green bus, to Eielson visitors center, our driver, Nan C, was excellent sharing all kinds of information with us and stopping for photos whenever there was a wildlife sighting. Even though the road is dirt it was not bumpy, but the windows do get very dirty. There are window washing supplies at the stops that help... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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96 reviews 96 reviews
57 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

We did the 8hr trip to the Elision visitor center. Would have gone further if there wasn't so much rain that got the bus windows muddy. The trip was still nice and we enjoyed it. 8 hrs sounds like a long time on the bus, but we stopped often to look at animals and for bathroom breaks. We had a... More

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Arlington, TX
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

We went to the end of the line, all 92 miles. Our bus driver was awesome-he pointed out lots of animals and let us have plenty of time to look and take pics. At the end of the road we had a yummy lunch at the lodge, followed by a choice of activities-we chose the gold panning demonstration which was... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

We did the 8+ hour bus tour that most visitors do to get a good overview of Denali National Park, which takes you 62 miles in. A very worthwhile trip with a lot of wildlife to see, including bear, Dahl sheep, caribou, arctic hare, and many others. The bus windows open so picture taking is easy, but having a telephoto... More

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Hudson, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

It was a long ride into the park, but it was one we would do again. Unbelievable scenery; wildlife we never ever imagined we'd see; an incredibly knowledgeable bus driver/tour guide - all made for an amazing experience.

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Uniontown, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

You must travel the park road on a bus that is much like a school bus. The road is long, dusty and bumpy. With that said, it's the only way in and the only way out of Denali National Park and you will see incredible views and lots of wildlife.

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64 reviews 64 reviews
15 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

We took the bus to Eilson Visitor center. The views were outstanding even on a rainy cloudy day. We saw moose, dall sheep, caribou, and more. This was a great trip and the visitor center at Eilson was nice and interesting. The road was definitely unlike any other experience!

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Texas
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75 reviews 75 reviews
24 attraction reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

The Park Road provides most visitors to the park. During our visit and travels along the Park Road we were in a tour bus We were fortunate that we were on the first bus to enter the park on the day of our tundra tour. Later in the day as we were leaving the park we finally caught up with... More

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Grants Pass, OR
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

You will need to pick up or buy your tour tickets at the Wilderness Access Center (“The WAC”), and all tours will board there. The problem is many if not most of the tours will originate and board first at the resort hotels outside the park, leaving only the least desirable seats for everyone else at the WAC. When you... More

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Los Angeles, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
10 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Great wildlife viewing. Sheep, moose, bears, coyote, eagles, etc. A lot of dust on the road, if you are behind another bus.

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