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Address: Mile 238.9 Parks Highway, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755
Phone Number: 1-888-303-1925
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Denali Outdoor Center (D.O.C.) is a full-service outfitter offering...

Denali Outdoor Center (D.O.C.) is a full-service outfitter offering whitewater rafting, mild-water float trips, kayaking, canoeing and mountain biking adventures on the boundary of Denali National Park, Alaska. We also offer lakeside nightly cabin rentals and camping at our premier location in Healy, Alaska on the shore of Otto Lake.For convenience, we have 2 office locations, one at Denali Park and the other in Healy, just 10 minutes north of the park entrance. We also provide free shuttle service to and from all local lodging, AKRR Depot, Denali Park Visitor Center and the Wilderness Access Center.Our operating season is from mid-May to mid-September and we are open 7 days from 7:00am to 10:00pm. Our winter hours are M-F 9:00am to 5:00pm Alaska Time.

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Canyon Run Whitewater Rafting in Denali National Park
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Half day Paddle with Elvis as our Guide

The organization was great and Elvis' guiding was outstanding. Highly recommended for a half day before or after spending time in Denali National Park.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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Princeton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The organization was great and Elvis' guiding was outstanding. Highly recommended for a half day before or after spending time in Denali National Park.

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Concord, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was something that we would recommend to any family that enjoys adventure. We went on the paddle adventure, even though we had not done this before. Alex was a great guide. We loved this trip. Something our family will remember forever.

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Perry, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an optional excursion for our land/cruise trip. The rafting company is very professional,helpful and well equipped. Dry suits and helmets were provided. Staff assisted in "gearing up" for rafting. The option of paddling or having the guide oar was great, especially for those who had never rafted before. Our guide, Justin?(from South Carolina), made it a fun trip... More 

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Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The canyon trip was one of our favorite Alaska adventures! It was a little cold but the dry suites we got kept the water out really good. We saw a Moose and overall enjoyed the wonderful scenery. The kids had so much fun paddling and joking around with our guide. Dylan has been a nice and professional guide who kept... More 

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Cypress, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Did an all day trip. Did not see any wildlife but just being on the river all day was great. Flood was our guide and he kept the day interesting. Let the young ones ride the horn down the rapids so it gave them an extra thrill. The suits were adequate but had some age on two of them and... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Canyon Run rafting trip exceeded our expectations. Sometimes you only get one or two good rapids, but on this trip they just kept coming. Enjoyed our guides who were funny and informative and also very skilled. They took good care of us from start to finish. We will definitely keep this on our fit4adventure Alaska itinerary.

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West Chester, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Flood was our guide and he did a great job of creating a fun ride for us and the kids. It's great to see a company where the employees get along so well and help each other out so that the customers have a great experience.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was really cold out, pouring rain and the water was high, fast and freezing. Let's go rafting! Awesome experience with an excellent guide (can't remember his name, I guess my brain froze, but he's the guy who is going to sail around South America). The dry suits really are amazing. Highly recommend this company.

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of out highlights to our Alaska trip! Great guides with lots of energy and fun. We were given our waterproof gear and loaded the bus to the raft area. After safety briefing the fun began! And yes, the water was COLD! But it sure was fun 😀 No regrets.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took a group of 30 teenagers for the 3.5 hour tour. It was incredible. Al was the best guide I ever had. He was patient, kind, incredibly capable and an all-around pleasure. He expertly guided us through rough patches and made this the adventure of a lifetime. You cannot beat this experience!

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