Denali National Park & Preserve

Because hunting has never been allowed in the park, professional photographers refer to animals in Denali as "approachable wildlife."

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Wildlife

If you’ve never veered off the beaten path, consider launching your trail-free hiking career in Denali National Park & Preserve.

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Hiking

Eielson Visitor Center, on the far side of Thorofare Pass (3900 ft), is the most common turning-around point for day trippers taking the shuttle.

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Eielson Visitor Center

Denali is the only US national park where rangers conduct winter patrols with dog teams.

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Denali's sled dogs

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The Stampede Trail and the Magic Bus

South of McKinley Village, a stylish timber-frame hideaway called 229 Parks is quintessentially modern Alaskan.

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Dining in Denali

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Denali National Park hotels, hostels, camping, and lodges

This is the jewel of Denali campgrounds, thanks to its eye-popping views of the mountain.

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Wonder Lake Campground

The summer months from early June until the second week after Labor Day is the main visiting season.

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Tips for visitors

The park entrance area, where most visitors congregate, extends a scant 4 miles in Park Road.

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Getting oriented

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