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Fun trail, moderate difficulty, awesome views

This is an awesome trail to do if you aren’t planning to go into the park by bus. We didn’t have... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Elina P
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A Hard Hike, but the Views are Worth It

I am an average 57 male and was able to make this hike, although it was a challenge - especially... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
RMabe_PA
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Monroeville, Pennsylvania
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This 2.5-mile hiking trail up Mt. Healy ascends 1,700 feet offering magnificent views of the Nenana Valley.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an awesome trail to do if you aren’t planning to go into the park by bus. We didn’t have much time to spend at Denali so we opted to do this trail that started right from the visitors center. It was super fun,...More

Thank Elina P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am an average 57 male and was able to make this hike, although it was a challenge - especially the last 30 minutes of switchbacks and climbs. Still it was very much worth the effort. Biggest issue, having to wait 15-20 minutes while a...More

1  Thank RMabe_PA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The trail is steep but very manageable and the views at the top are well worth the hike up. Bring bug spray and sunscreen as well as a jacket for the top.

Thank Stacey J
Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

Nice hike , steep but not scrambling over rocks and reward is an awesome view of the valley and mountains. Short enough to do in a few hours

Thank ellentambo
Reviewed May 22, 2018 via mobile

We had this hike at the top of our to do list and it was fantastic!! The view was so pretty, you can see mountains forever and the buildings of Denali below. It does take some effort to get up there, make sure you take...More

Thank BrianMaryAdventures
Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

Not an easy hike... depends on your skill level and shape you’re in. I had my 9, 13, 16 year olds, my 74 year old Dad and mom. Took us 2 hours up, and an hour back down to the visitor center. We probably spent...More

2  Thank LMFfarmer
Reviewed August 31, 2017

The hike took us 3.5 hours even with our short stops. The last bit is hiking up rock steps that are steeper. The views along the was are lovely. The view at the top is worth the hike. We are 60 years old and in...More

2  Thank Roxanne W
Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

The trail is very steep but it is worth it the effort. On a sunny day the view is amazing and you can even see Denali from here.

Thank Anne1617
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Our group of 3 adults and 3 kids enjoyed this hike out of the Denali Visitor Center area. The trail to the looking is about 1700 feet of elevation gain, but it is a beautiful trail with a steady grade and nice surface (thank you...More

1  Thank David R
Reviewed August 3, 2017

Definitely a strenuous hike, particularly when the weather was an unusually balmy 80 degrees, but well worth it, with excellent views from the top.

1  Thank SFBliss60
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meghali_mazumdar
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Response from Elina P | Reviewed this property |
No not worth the hassle, you will Be too Busy chasing you little one to make it worthwhile
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