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Denali National Park

Denali National Park

A six-million-acre wilderness area home to Mt McKinley, the highest peak in North America, as well as the Alaska Mountain Range, vast glaciers and the subarctic vegetation.

With just a single road leading 92 miles into the park, the large proportion is left to the wildlife. It is a fascinating region to explore not only for its scenery but for its history. People have been living within the park boundaries for 12,000 years. It is also a great place for viewing Alaskan wildlife, including bears, caribou and moose. . Within the preserve find a mix of forest, tundra, glaciers and mountains offering a playground to go hiking, climbing, fishing, dog-sledding and cross-country skiing.

Experiences

Tell us what you love doing and we’ll curate a journey that’s perfect for you.

Alaska’s Gold Mining Past

Explore the traditional rustic homes of the original gold prospectors who lived in the harsh conditions of the wild Kantishna Valley.

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Wildlife of Denali National Park

Head out with an expert naturalist guide and tracker in search of the swimming moose, black or grizzly bears, elusive grey wolves and roaming caribou that inhabit the park.

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Kayaking on Wonder Lake

Take to the cold waters of Denali National Park in a kayak, cutting through Wonder Lake with views to the sweeping Alaskan landscape.

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Fly over Denali

Board a plane for a flightseeing trip around Denali, the third most isolated peak on Earth after Mount Everest and Aconcagua and one of the world’s “Seven Summits”.

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Accommodation

Below is some of the wonderful accommodation to include on your journey.

Camp Denali £££££

  • Americas - North
  • Wilderness

One of the first wilderness lodges in Alaska and the first in the Denali National Park, Camp Denali is the most iconic lodging in the park and the only that offers views of Mount McKinley. Lodgings are rustic but comfortable, with hand-sewn quilts made by staff, wood stoves and private outhouses. The simple log cabins are set along a ridgeline, all offering fantastic views of the surrounding scenery. All aspects are built with sustainability in mind to ensure a low impact on the landscape. Basic necessities form part of the charm of this historic lodging.

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North Face Lodge £££££

  • Americas - North
  • Wilderness

North Face Lodge is a north-country inn, set amongst native tundra, overlooking the Alaska Range, in the heart of Denali National Park. The Lodge has a great location close to Wonder Lake, an excellent spot for canoeing. It is a comfortable property with a small collection of rooms and a cosy main lodge where you can relax and learn more about the history of this wild landscape. As one of the pioneers to the park, there are specialised activities and guiding options available including searching for wolves, moose, bears and caribou. In addition to guided activities, mountain bikes, canoes and fishing equipment are also available.

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Meet our experts

A passion for travel runs right through every one of our experts - meaning they're always ready with first-hand insight about their specialist countries.

Roxy Dukes

Roxy has had many adventures throughout the USA, and has a passion for exploring the spectacular National Parks. Roxy’s tip is to invest in a private guides that take you off the grid, transforming your experience of these epic landscapes.

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Sue Grimwood

I was inspired to travel south from an early age. My form teacher when I was nine made us listen to tapes from Shackleton’s expeditions, I didn’t know it at the time, but it obviously left a deep impression on my psyche.

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