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Sterling Heights, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first campground experience at Denali NP was at Savage River campground. This area is really neat. The campground itself was really nice. It is located near the farthest point on the camp road where you can drive your own vehicle. There are also several trails in this area that were some of our favorites, including the Alpine Ridge Trail.... More 

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australia
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in an RV - Savage River is as far into Denali as you can travel in your private vehicle. Each campsite is relatively private and picturesque - on a clear day, you can see Mt Denali right from your campsite. Multiple trails start at/near the camp. When we went, there was not potable water at Savage River - you... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Private, clean campgrounds at a perfect location make this place a must visit. Kind campground hosts make sure you know everything you need to understand about having a campfire in the park, and are very knowledgable about different hikes and attractions you can take.

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Denali is very commercialised and overrated. Seems to have been constructed around the Railroad access. Nice exhibition and restaurant on-site. Took a drive up to Savage River, not very inspiring, mostly tundra. Saw a couple of deer and that was it. Better scenic landscapes available elsewhere in Alaska

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San Geronimo, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Savage River Campground is located in a beautiful forest two miles before the Savage Rest Area (take the free shuttle to get to the rest area to hike the Savage Loop Trail). The A loop is for RVs only and the B loop for RVs and tent camper. We were walk-in tent campers so stayed in the B loop. Most... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015 via mobile

Basic camp site but great pitches clearly marked out. Privacy for each site. Easy walk to the bus stop to catch the park bus. Each site has a table with benches. There were toilets but didn't use them as we had an RV. You register at the visitor centre and then it is first come first served for a space.... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

The best way to absorb the most out of any place, in my opinion, is to be one with the place. And when it comes to national parks, there’s no better way to do so than camping. We camped for two nights in the Savage River campgrounds as this is the furthest one can drive inside the park without requiring... More 

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Los Altos, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Pretty rustic with only basic amenities. Hosts were great and very helpful. A park ranger did a presentation for the kids on raptors one night that they thoroughly enjoyed. Sites are good sized and have fire pits, some better than others. Bring your own wood and everything else you'll need, as there is nothing out there. No cell signal so... More 

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North Pole, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

Best to make advance reservations. We have a travel trailer so we stayed in the A sites. No 24 is a great location, private , close to rest rooms if you need them. No water or sewer or electric hook ups at the camp ground. River trails are an easy walk. Older bathrooms have sinks and flushing toilets

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Dandridge, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We had a somewhat mixed experience at Savage River Campground, but none of it is the campground's fault. We backpacked our gear into Denali Nat'l Park, and planned to tent camp at Savage River. I bought a bear resistant food container specifically for this trip, because everything I'd read about the park said you had to use one. Upon arrival,... More 

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Address: mile 13 Denali Park Rd, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
Location: United States > Alaska > Denali National Park and Preserve
Price Range: $18 - $20 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 33
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