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Address: Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
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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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Alaskan Wilderness Experience

The park road goes 90 miles into Denali National Park, but you can only drive a personal vehicle on the first 15 miles or so (year-round). If you want to see more, you have to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Tucson, Arizona
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Tucson, Arizona
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402 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 356 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The park road goes 90 miles into Denali National Park, but you can only drive a personal vehicle on the first 15 miles or so (year-round). If you want to see more, you have to ride the park shuttle buses or take a guided tour bus (summer). The shuttle buses allow you to get on and off at will; for... More 

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Fitchburg, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were extremely fortunate to enjoy our shuttle bus ride to Wonder Lake on a beautiful, clear day. The views of Denali were stunning. Along the way, we saw several grizzly bear (even a couple of cubs), caribou, moose and a fox. Yes, it's a long day trip to and from Wonder Lake, but it's about the only way to... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Denali park is a treasure. It showcases this increadible park, but it is not a comfortable ride!!! 93 miles take about 6 hours and yourein a school bus. If its chilly and or rainy, which it usually is, DRESS APPROPRIATELY. We saw moose, a grizzly, caribou, and incredible vistas. The narrow, winding dirt road is extremely scary to ride. You... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Park is very well managed and organized and provides a range of opportunities for everyone to experience this great wilderness. In contrast to other parks, Denali manages visitors so that one never feels "crowded" and can enjoy a true wilderness experience. The staff is very knowledgable and can help you choose the best tour experience for you. Our first... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This tour went 60 miles into the park, a turn around, and exit on the same road (there's only one paved road in and out.). We saw four bears. One was a mother with 3 cubs. Wished we could have driven slower with more time to look for wildlife. There were two bathroom stops and only two other stops. Felt... More 

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Stewartville, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The views are awesome on the first 15 miles into the park and you need to understand they are always working on some part of the road inside the park. Well worth the drive in.

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Albany, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We saw moose bears eagles more moose Ptarmigan goats and rocks that looked like goats and big horn sheep .The country was very open with mountains rivers. .the driver we had was a nut the brakes would squeek loud enough to wake the dead ,then she would get upset if you didn't whisper when you saw animals. what a hoot... More 

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Frankfort, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Probably the biggest mistake people make is attempting to cram as much as possible into as short of time as possible, so you go a trip of a lifetime and you shoe horn the stops and cram it all together and for some reason, you don't get to see what you spent thousands of dollars to see - take the... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Did the 20 mile in tour. It took 3.5 hours. Lots of useful information from our guide. Saw lots of wildlife. On a modified school bus.

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Pataskala, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Road is rough as you would expect in this 6 million acre wilderness. First 12-15 miles are paved but my dad kept asking if we were even on pavement. We took Kantishna Roadhouse Tour back to mile 92. Could have stopped at Eielson or Wonder Lake, not many animals or much to see from there.

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