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Address: Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
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Picturesque lake located in Denali National Park with sweeping views of the...

Picturesque lake located in Denali National Park with sweeping views of the Alaskan landscape.

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A hike to Wonder Lake is a definite must while in Denali. You will not be disappointed...one of the most beautiful sights you will ever see. The lake is like a mirror... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 August 2014
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Timonium, Maryland
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Timonium, Maryland
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2014

A hike to Wonder Lake is a definite must while in Denali. You will not be disappointed...one of the most beautiful sights you will ever see. The lake is like a mirror, reflecting the surrounding mountains!

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Leominster, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2014

you hike ( you could say : stroll) around "blueberry hill". If you are lucky it will not be cloudy and you will see Mt Mc Kinley in all its glory, if it is cloudy you will appreciate the blueberry busshes, the lake and spotting tundra .

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2014

We took the Wonder Lake Shuttle Bus...not a charter bus, for sure, sort of like an old school bus, but it met our needs. Our tour guide was great and we saw LOTS of wildlife: Grizzly Bear, Caribou, moose and eagles...along with some smaller critters that were just as beautiful. We were worried that 11 hours round trip would be... More 

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Princeton, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2014

Words don't describe the beauty of the entire area it must not be missed, the ride into it is a bit long but well worth it.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2014

This lake is only accessible by shuttle bus about 90 miles into the park. It is a short walk from the road once the bus drops you off. We needed nets for our heads here because of the mosquitos.

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Madison, WI
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2014

Large lake great for canoeing, not for swimming(freezing). Look for the nesting pair of loons. Bug spray is a must. Great for reflection photos of Denali when it is sunny and without clouds. Bathrooms at one end. Located in the park, you must go by park bus.

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Gilson, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2014

Even though the day we went to Wonder Lake, it was an overcast day and we didn't get to see Mt. McKinley, it was absolutely beautiful. We picked up a ranger on our tour and she gave us wonderful information about the area. I'm sure the lake would be gorgeous with Mt. McKinley in the background.

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Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2014

The lake is spiracular. The water is so clear. On the right side of the trail leading down to the lake are blue berry bushes and the misquotes wait to eat you alive. They are MILLIONS and they will pick you up and carry you away,

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West Linn, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2014

We took the 11 hour bus ride to Wonder Lake and even though it was a day of low clouds and no sights of Denali, it was a great trip. We saw lots of wild life and our bus driver was great. We were glad we had bug spray and bug hoods, the mosquitos were big. The next day the... More 

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Gatlinburg, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2014

Day one we got to see just the lake and the mountain range behind it. The next day, Mt. McKinley appeared and was totally clear. It was a fantastic time to take great photos of the area. Stop by if you get the chance. We climbed the trail to get to the top of the hill to get better pictures... More 

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