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Beautiful, peaceful trail

I hiked the savage river loop trial in early July 2014. I was blessed with beautiful weather. The... read more

Reviewed May 17, 2015
floridian6
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orlando, fl
Lovely place for a walk

You can drive this far in to the park yourself and stop at the carpark before the ranger station... read more

Reviewed May 7, 2015
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Reviewed May 17, 2015

I hiked the savage river loop trial in early July 2014. I was blessed with beautiful weather. The trail is an easy walk along the river. When we crossed the foot bridge, we went up a small hill onto a more narrow trail before heading...More

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Reviewed May 7, 2015

You can drive this far in to the park yourself and stop at the carpark before the ranger station. The scenery is beauitful and you can stroll along the river. Watch out for bears. A lovely way to spend some time.

1  Thank aodhanomaonaigh
Reviewed October 27, 2014

Even if you are not a hiker, this is the trail to do in Denali N.P. Hikers have seen bears, lynx, Dall Sheep, Ptarmigan and more, but the flowers are spectacular in June & July. Take a camera. Takes less than an hour.

1  Thank yukon2007
Reviewed October 9, 2014

We had taken the shuttle bus the day before and wanted to do a bit on our own and this was the perfect choice. You can drive to the car park, as far as you can go with your own car, and take your time...More

2  Thank kek17
Reviewed September 24, 2014

It was our last day in Denali and we wanted to do a hike, but not just an easy loop walk. We drove our rental car to the Savage River parking lot to start the Savage River Loop Trail with additional distance through the canyon....More

Thank TNKaz
Reviewed September 19, 2014

Took this nice easy hike in Sept. when fall colours were at the peak. This is the last stop that private cars can get to. There are more challenging trails that you can do that are very nice. Hiking along the river bed was very...More

Thank valerie b
Reviewed September 13, 2014

Upon arriving at Danali, we wanted to get out and do something. The nice thing about the Savage River Loop Trail is that you can drive to it so you are on your own schedule. It is at the 15 mile mark, the last point...More

1  Thank karenlj1
Reviewed September 11, 2014

Nice hike I would rate it easy. Nice scenery, we didnt see any wildlife but the river was flowing heavy with all the rain we had.

Thank wallyg318
Reviewed September 11, 2014

Savage River trail is a perfect trail for people that just want beautiful scenery but don't want to walk to far.

Thank Tmm3664
Reviewed August 13, 2014

There is a free shuttle in Denali. Its last stop, Savage River, drops you off at the trailhead. You can go further into the park but you have to pay for a different shuttle if you do. There are two pit toilets at the trailhead...More

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You ought to check to see if the road is even open at that time of the year. I saw lots of barriers to close down sections of the road dependent on weather conditions. If the road is open and possibly icy I’d rent a 4x4 with... More
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