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Great views and a good chance to see wildlife

We took the green shuttle bus to Wonder Lake. It's a long drive, but took us deep into the park... read more

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Pittsburgh_cyclist
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Pittsburgh
Beautiful in any season but visit in autumn!!

For viewing Denali (the mountain), recognize that the mountain will only be seen by 30% of people... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ashley S
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Seward, Alaska
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Scenic 90-mile roadway that winds through Alaska's Denali National Park.
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Reviewed yesterday

We took the green shuttle bus to Wonder Lake. It's a long drive, but took us deep into the park with great views of the mountain and the wildlife. We had time to walk for an hour on the McKinley River Bar Trail between buses....More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

For viewing Denali (the mountain), recognize that the mountain will only be seen by 30% of people and only 10% will see it without any cloud cover. The mountain is so tall, it makes its own weather pattern, so the conditions outside don’t necessarily help...More

Thank Ashley S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a surprise and thrill to visit in September during fall peak colors and warm sunshine! We also went into park at 11 pm to experience a bit of the northern lights and stars! Took the tundra bus tour and saw some animals in the...More

Thank Sandra H
Reviewed 4 days ago

We took the long tour to see as much of the park as we could. You are only permitted to drive the first 15 miles by private car, which we did the first day we arrived. The views were so wonderful we decided to take...More

Thank debbieleeg
Reviewed 6 days ago

Certainly Park Road offers tremendous landscape views and the occasional glimpse of wildlife, but it is a two way trip on the same path. So, in my opinion half of the time is somewhat wasted by retracing the same route. We did see some caribou...More

Thank Greg H
Reviewed 6 days ago

We took the Park provided shorter tour on their green buss. The driver was unique to his verbal approach with information. We learned a great deal from this man of many years doing an excellent job. This was a very informative and interesting ride, hike...More

Thank Poudre1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you visit Denali NP by car, truck or coach, you have access to the first 15 miles of the park road. Road is paved, has numerous turn outs, great spots to hike and potential views of Denali....though its over 60+ miles away. You will...More

Thank Don S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately it rained hard so the wildlife disappeared. We only saw caribou in 2 different locations. Expect rain in Alaska.

Thank gary c
Reviewed 1 week ago

We left on the 7:15 am bus to Wonder Lake. We had rainy, foggy weather & ended up getting sleet & wind with snow higher in the mountains. We are still glad we did it. We used the shuttle buses & just stayed on the...More

Thank heatherminier
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the Tundra Wilderness Tour, which goes to mile 63. The trip was simply spectacular, with plentiful grizzly sightings (we saw eight in total), and this wonderful realization that you are literally in a unfathomably vast wilderness. Once in a lifetime experience.

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Ann-Marie M
July 27, 2018|
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Response from AKHowl | Reviewed this property |
The morning is absolutely better for seeing animals. In the summer, animals are m,ost active from about 11 pm to 8 am.
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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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