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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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Saw Moose and Caribou!

Bus ride was comfortable. Driver's narrative interesting and educational. Several stops along the way with locals describing life in the area during different time periods... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Kim N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Bus ride was comfortable. Driver's narrative interesting and educational. Several stops along the way with locals describing life in the area during different time periods. Overall great part of the Alaska experience.

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Thank Kim N
Houston, Canada
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74 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Depending on the amount of time you have, try to take the bus at least as far as the Eielson Center for spectacular views of the Teklinika River as well as Polychrome Pass. Every bus driver is a trained, experienced professional with lots of information to share. Take food and enough water for the day trip, as well as binoculars... More 

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Thank yukon2007
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Come after Labor Day...no traffic! Take a park tour if you want to go into the park beyond the first 14 miles. No private cars are allowed beyond that unless you win the road lottery, or wait until Oct. Know there is only the one eastern entrance to the park, and if staying, book a room near there. Also know... More 

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Thank Carol33364
Anchorage, Alaska
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104 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We happily won the Denail Road Lottery and were able to drive the road this year. It is in great condition. The wildlife was okay, but the scenery was spectacular. Great way to experience the park.

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Thank TrishB513
EVANSTON
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82 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Traveling along this tundra road can be a bit dusty and tiring. It last 7 hours but the scenery is fantastic. We didn't see as many animals as hoped but we certainly experienced the rugged country. The buses are equipped with video cameras that can televise the distant animals to a screen above you.

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Thank Phyllis25
Weston, Florida
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722 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All the shuttles were full when we got to the park so we drove to the only area where to can get with your own car (around mile 15). The road is ok but we did not get to see anything at all! Just some sheep way up a mountain. The scenery was ok, the subarctic landscape is less attractive... More 

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Thank Pomerols
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at Teklanika Campground so we could drive our rental motorhome in the 29 miles on the park ground. We rode the green park buses in the park for several days, going as far as Wonder Lake (mile 85). We saw all kinds of critters everyday - bears, caribou, dall sheep, moose, Arctic ground squirrels, and more. Driving out... More 

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Thank OregonScooter
Fairbanks, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have the good fortune to be selected for the Denali Road Lottery this year. For 4 days in September the Denali Park Road is open to private vehicles. 400 daily passes are drawn in the lottery, After 4 years of trying we were selected. Was worth the wait. Grizzly bears, sheep, moose, Alaskan ground squirrels, and more awaited out viewing... More 

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Thank Mark R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Saved money taking shuttle, make your reservations early to get a seat, popular tour, saw grizzlies and other animals, take rain gear, and lunch

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Thank Jerry D. B
Sanibel Island, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the trip to and from Kantishna Roadhouse with their bus but saw lots of people on the Park buses. They have different lengths of tours so you can find one that suits you. The road is a gravel road which is maintained but things like rock slides can happen. The scenery is spectacular and there is some wildlife... More 

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