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Wilderness Access Center

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Address: Mile 0.75 Park Road, Denali National Park, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
Phone Number: 907-683-9274
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Excellent Visitor Center

It provided information about the park. There was a 20 minutes video show about the park history. The place was clean and everything was well managed.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
Herman Darnel I
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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198 reviews 198 reviews
73 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

It provided information about the park. There was a 20 minutes video show about the park history. The place was clean and everything was well managed.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

We got to the Wilderness Access Center by about 8am, only to find that all the shuttle buses until 10am were full, so make sure to get your tickets beforehand or be ready for a wait. We went in late May, so the furthest the shuttle went to was Toklat river (6.5 hour round trip). Our driver was a gentleman... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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38 reviews 38 reviews
22 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

This should be your first stop for shuttle tickets or payment of park fees if you plan to drive your own vehicle into the park. Snacks and bathroom facilities are available here as well. The folks at the information desk were helpful and can give you tips on how to enjoy the park depending on what you are looking for.

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Lake Grove, Ny
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24 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

They offer 2 types of tours and we did the least expensive ($27.50) each and loved it. Bring your own lunch and sit back taking in the beauty of the park without a 7 hour narration. The difference between the narration and the plain on is the cost. Look into that and you will know the cheaper on is a... More 

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Pasadena, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

The park buses are magnificent and the drivers are so knowledgable. This is way better than some horrible coach tour. The bus trip was 53 miles each way and we saw caribou, Dall sheep and bears. The driver knew so much about the wildlife and what had been spotted and where. She stopped the bus for photo opportunities and gave... More 

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Highland, California
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61 reviews 61 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Staff were helpful and friendly. They gave lots of advice and answered all of our questions. Nice snack bar and limited gift shop.

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St. Moritz, Switzerland
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277 reviews 277 reviews
51 attraction reviews
325 helpful votes 325 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Nice experience. We had tickets for a later departure of the bus and when we arrived early as the road construction sites took us less time then the day before we could change without a cost.

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Denver
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176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We have been here a few times on various trips with different goals: from riding the bus to 9 day backpacking trips. The staff is extremely knowledgeable and, we thought, did a good job of preparing you for what you are getting into.

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Belgium
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54 reviews 54 reviews
28 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

When we went to pick up the tickets for our next day shuttle bus tour we were warmly welcomed by the staff. We asked 'some' information on hiking and we got a whole lot of information, including maps, bus schedules.

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Connecticut
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We had a hard time finding anyone with helpful info. The salesperson whom we needed to get tickets to gain access to the park was not very helpful. She didn't seem to understand how the bus system worked or the camping passes. It was very frustrating. The info booth didn't have paper bus schedules either only electronic ones for smart... More 

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