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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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This company is so friendly and accommodating. I had to make several time changes and pick up changes because I was on a land tour and they were really patient with me. The team... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This company is so friendly and accommodating. I had to make several time changes and pick up changes because I was on a land tour and they were really patient with me. The team was very helpful in assisting me on putting in my gear (dry suit, shoes, head covering, and life vest). After hearing the safety rules and precautions,... More 

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Santa Clarita, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I did the 1/2 day paddle and had such a great time. The first part started off gently but because the water levels were high we were soon having some thrilling rapids to do combat with. We saw double rainbows, beautiful rock formations, puffy clouds, all around gorgeous scenery. If you have any qualms about this ride... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Took a half day oar boat trip with Al as our guide. We chose the oar boat trip as one of my family was under 14 years, the age limit for the paddle boats, but in the end I think the oar boat trip was the best choice in any case. Al was hugely experienced having worked on the Zambezi... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had 6 in our group. Some young, some old, some experienced and some with no experience. We did the 2 hour paddle tour and had a great time. Al was our guide and he was great. Cancel that. Al was phenomenal. Make sure you ask for his raft when you book. If we could do it again we would... More 

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East Meadow, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We got suited up in dry suits and helmets and made our way to the river. Our guide was real good and gave us instructions on how to paddle. We navigated 9 category 3 rapids a;; safe. It was blast. My son had a GoPro and they happened to have a helmut with the attachment for it. It took a... More 

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Dover, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family had an outstanding experience with Denali Outdoor Center. During our stay in Denali they took us white water rafting and it was a thrill of a lifetime. They fully outfitted us to keep us dry and our skillful guide Justin kept us safe throughout the experience. They are a first class organization and I strongly recommend them.

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Grenoble, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This company is excellent. The equipment was great. All the staff were kind and helpful. We had the best guide ever--Connor--who was great with our teen boys. We hope to come back and do it again some day. It was a fantastic family adventure and we highly recommend this business.

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Cheshire, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked the night before to do the canyon run at 7.30 am. After an extensive safety briefing and being kitted out in our dry suits we set off. My husband and I were in the front seats paddling and we soon felt the temperature of the water! An exhilarating run, that was lots of fun - highly recommended.

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Auburn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

what a great way to spend our morning ! we had a few extra hours before our tour of the park and went for a ride down the river ! of course the views were amazing and the guide were excellent ! you could go for it in the rapids or take a the more adventurous route ... which was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I rented a mountain bike for a 1/2 day from the site right outside the entrance to Denali. The process was quick and easy and I was able to get a bike without an advance reservation - they still had plenty available. Took me about 5 minutes to get set up with a bike and helmet and about 30 seconds... More 

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