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“Saw the Mountain!!!” 5 of 5 stars
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Mount McKinley
Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
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Northern Lights Overnight Tour with Dog Sledding
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Activities: Mountaineering, Hiking
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Owner description: America's tallest peak, this 20,320-foot mountain is the most famous part of this national park.
Cherokee Village, Arkansas
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“Saw the Mountain!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012

I was beginning to believe that there was no mountain but amazingly it came out July 15 and 17 once from Denali and the other time from Anchorage. A sight to see that apparently does not happen often enough

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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“Never saw Denali”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012

Unlucky - it was cloudy for the entire week we were in the area between Talkeetna and Denali N.P. Something you can never control. Hope your luck holds and you get to see the mountain. We are told it is awesome and we have seen pictures. Understand better viewing is in winter but ... There are so many exceptional activities and sights to see in the area that missing the mountain is disappointing but not traumatic. Enjoy the experience. Makes me chuckle when this site asks if there are stairs or an elevator available for this attraction.

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Kansas
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“Saw it for the second time!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

My husband and I were fortunate enough to see the mountain back in 1994 when we visited and again this July as we traveled with our teenagers for their first visit to Alaska. Could actually visualize it as we traveled to Anchorage from Seward and then on toward Talkeetna where we stayed that first night. Assumed that would be it but the next day it was clear again! We got some great pictures and can not believe that out of two - two day trips to the area we were in that 30% to see the mountain! Gorgeous!

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Reno, Nevada
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“A wonderland of mountains, valleys and unspoiled wildlife”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

A daytrip in Denali National Park is amazing. Make sure you get well past the visitor's center (17 miles in). Get at least 50 miles in. We saw grizzly bear, moose, caribou and the state bird, ptarmigan, and, one of the few to see Denali. I can't tell you how nice it is to see these animals in their natural environment and not behind bars!

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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“Best viewing is from Talkeetna”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

Beautiful site when it is clear. Understand only one in thirty people ever get to see it, so do not be disappointed if you do not get to see it. Buy a postcard.

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