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Address: Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
Phone Number: 8006227275
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Scenic 90-mile roadway that winds through Alaska's Denali National Park.

Scenic 90-mile roadway that winds through Alaska's Denali National Park.

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Bears, moose, antelope, dall sheep, beautiful landscape.

Beautiful drive, beautiful landscape, beautiful animals. We took the park shuttle 4 hours in to Eielson Visitor Center and were not one of the ones lucky enough to see the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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San Francisco, California
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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful drive, beautiful landscape, beautiful animals. We took the park shuttle 4 hours in to Eielson Visitor Center and were not one of the ones lucky enough to see the mountain but it didn't matter at all... the animals and landscape along the road were plentiful.

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Thank aarost
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The bus trip down the roas is once in a lifetime! The road gets narrow and has steep drop offs on one side at one point. Very beautiful with wildlife everywhere. Take a good zoom lens, pack a lunch and enjoy the ride!

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Thank Palmgirl33
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There are two ways to go past the twelve-mile mark into Denali National Park. One is to stay at one of the lodges in the interior, and the other is to take a day trip from the visitor center. We were not looking forward to the six-hour (each way) bus ride to the lodge, but we found ourselves with our... More 

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Thank Amos M
Upper Marlboro, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We drove the 12 miles open to personal vehicles on our first evening. The weathrr was beautiful! We rode the shuttle further into the park the next afternoon - still a great road, but the weather was not great. We are so glad we drove ourselves on that first evening.

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Thank Eldon B
St. Petersburg, Florida
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435 reviews
138 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Certainly you can take a helicopter tour or you can hike or backpack in Denali. Visitors utilizing those options make up only a small minority of the park's annual visitors. The vast majority of Denali's visitors see it by way of the park road. It's clear that the park's animals are accustomed to the buses that ply this route every... More 

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Charlotte, NC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It always amazes me the hype surrounding this Park Road Tour. People think they'll be seeing tons of wildlife right in front of them- sort of like Disneyland. The reality is that the wildlife you do see will be mostly far away on hillsides or down in valleys. You will definitely need binoculars or telephoto zoom lens to "capture" the... More 

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Valrico, Florida, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Denali is my life and it amazes me every time I visit the park! These guys walked right out in front of our shuttle and we just could not get enough.

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Thank Terri B
Hoboken, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The park road brings you to the stunning Denali National Park. You can only drive the first 15 miles or so yourself and then have to take one of the buses. It's a great system, it would be chaos of everyone could drive. THe Park Road brings you to stunning parts fo the park. A must see.

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Thank ktimmons001
Lexington, Kentucky
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

To go all the way out to Denali requires that you take one of several shuttle services. The guy I had was a jabberwalkie. On and on. At 7 am I hadn't woken up yet and listening to this guy was driving me nuts. Happily it turned out I had ear plugs in my camera bag. I highly recommend them... More 

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Thank Margaret L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were bused into Kantishna Lodge in an old school bus with a lady bus driver who knew her stuff. The old gravel road is something I hope they never pave as it requires you to slow down and see the beauty and creatures that you are going through. We stopped several times to watch animals or just to look... More 

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