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Park Road

Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
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Absolutely stunning road

Actually this is a must see for everybody. Great accessable piece of wilderness. I like the whole... read more

Reviewed yesterday
WDK86
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The Only Way to See Denali NP

Unless you are flying over, the only way to see Denali NP is on the Park Road. For the first 15... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Grady T
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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Scenic 90-mile roadway that winds through Alaska's Denali National Park.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“shuttle bus” (96 reviews)
“dall sheep” (172 reviews)
“school bus” (76 reviews)
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Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Actually this is a must see for everybody. Great accessable piece of wilderness. I like the whole bus system in the park. I think its impossible for most other parks but its the right way to visit a national park. No people getting out of...More

Thank WDK86
Reviewed 2 days ago

Unless you are flying over, the only way to see Denali NP is on the Park Road. For the first 15 miles you can take your own car. With few exceptions, for the remaining 77 miles of the trip, you must be on a shuttle...More

Thank Grady T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Denali National Park is true unspoiled wilderness. You can hike, bike, or take a dog sled, but most people hop on the Park Rangers school buses. The tour takes about 8 hours, but it is amazing. The land is so beautiful, and you will see...More

Thank Jantique F
Reviewed 1 week ago

this is the road that takes you into the park, rv's and private vehicles can traverse part of this with restrictions, then after a point only park buses are allowed. a mixture of 2 lane and single lane, no guard rails and 1000+ foot drops...More

Thank Lee M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Private vehicles can go till Mile 15, Savage River. After that one needs to buy bus ticket to venture in the park. Either narrated or non-narrated buses, all details about round trip time etc are present on nps.gov. We took non-narrated bus till Eielson Visitor...More

Thank daipayan8
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can't go wrong taking a shuttle bus out onto the park road, no matter how far you go. Even in the early part of the road, we saw moose and caribou from the bus. The scenery continues to change the farther out you go....More

Thank lirwin13
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can drive your private vehicle on the paved portion. Once the road turns to gravel, you must park your vehicle and board a park bus. It is a beautiful drive with a lot of wildlife!

Thank chrislewis2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We just finished riding the Shuttle bus  to the Elson Center yesterday. It's was a 8 hour ride with  restroom breaks every hour along the way. Our shuttle bus driver Sandy  was outstanding, she told us stories and historical facts about the park non stop...More

Thank MKP5456
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Road the first 15 miles in our car (as far as allowed). Next day bus tour 65 miles in. Park is beyond description. Beautiful and unspoiled except for the one road. We will never forget the views and memories of this road

Thank LShank2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The park road is 92 miles to the end, with a turnaround and then back out. No other roads in the park; no private vehicles after mile 15, when the road becomes packed dirt and gravel. From then on you must be on a bus....More

Thank Janice C
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Sean R
May 31, 2017|
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Response from Louie M | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It'll be about 4 hours one way but there are rest stops during the way. Pack more food than you think and bring water.
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bbellamy2016
February 17, 2017|
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Response from showmeadeal | Reviewed this property |
Shuttle replaces tour. My shuttle driver was awesome. Gave narration, although they are not required to talk I think most do. Also stopped to let us take pictures. After my research it seemed like you were getting the same... More
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susanshewmaker
September 8, 2016|
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Response from brw115 | Reviewed this property |
There is definitely a fee - depending on how far you are going anywhere from 25- 50 dollars if I recall correctly. I would to the Denali National Park website (NPS) and click on reservations and they can give you exact... More
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