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Park Road

Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
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Type: Scenic Drives, Biking Trails, Landmarks
Activities: Driving
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Owner description: Scenic 90-mile roadway that winds through Alaska's Denali National Park.
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Dunlap, Tennessee
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136 reviews 136 reviews
58 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW via mobile

Took the 7am shuttle to Eilson Visitor Center. It had snowed so the going was slow, we got turned back, but within an hour we were on our way. Beautiful. Saw bear poop in the road in front of us, mom & baby moose cross the road, and bears hunting for food. Great day. Not sure I would want to... More

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austin,tx
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

very scenic. narrow road with busy bus traffic and some scary passes with no guard rails. abundant wildlife along the way. great photo ops

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Ceprano, Italy
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53 reviews 53 reviews
9 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We took the green shuttle bus to Wonder Lake and were priviledged to be part of the 10% of visitors to see Denali (Mt. McKinley) in its entirety... a sunny day with clear views. The tundra displayed all the fall colors, hues of orange, red, brown, gold, purple, with the backdrop of the Alaska Range and the magnificent snow-covered Denali.... More

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bangalore
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105 reviews 105 reviews
49 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The Denali Park is a must see at least once in a lifetime. The mountains, the plaited rivers, the tundra vegetation and the animals makes for a really great experience. Take the shuttle bus rather than the tours because they travel the same path as do the tours, but for half the price. Remember to stock up on food like... More

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Byron Center, Michigan
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We spent four full days at DNP and ended up booking the shuttle bus for two different days. The first to Eielson Visitor Center (about 8 hours round trip) on the first day. We looked ahead and the weather was supposed to be beautiful two days later and decided to book that day for the full ride into Katishna (12... More

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Kingston, TN
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57 reviews 57 reviews
39 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We were on a 7 a.m. green shuttle bus to Eielson Visitor Center, but never got there due to snow that day. The next day, on another 7 a.m. green shuttle bus, everything was so very different! It was FANTASTIC with spectacular scenery with snowy landscapes, peeks of sunshine through the clouds, and beautiful fall colors. Even the wildlife must... More

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

You cannot ask for a better way to spend a day. The scenery, animal life and connection to the wilderness is unmatched. We were on the Kantishna Wildness Tours which was excellent.

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Bethesda, Maryland
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138 reviews 138 reviews
82 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

The first section is nicely paved. Its surrounded by Tundra and animals can pop up unexpectantly. When the pavement ends and the road gets bumpy then you have entered the wild kingdom of bears, moose, elk and maybe even a wolf

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San Diego, California
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135 reviews 135 reviews
56 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We stayed at the North Face Lodge in late August and therefore had our own lodge bus with and incredibly knowledgeable guide that explained everything along the 8 hour trip from the entrance to the lodge. We stopped for many views as well as many wildlife stops. If you are a photographer as I and others on the bus were... More

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Sarasota, FL
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We selected the shuttle ride to Wonder Lake which is billed as 11 hours and is every bit of it. This is a long day so we decided not to get off and take a different shuttle. We had brought boxed lunches which worked out fine. However, if you are a photography buff as I am you will find in... More

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