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Park Road

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Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
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Denali Park Rd.

The views are stunning. At the right time of day, there are lots of animals to be seen - caribou... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2018
AKHowl
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Anchorage
Not to be missed

The trip down Denali National Park Road is truly what this park is about. The park bus driver was... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2018
FrequentTraveler696
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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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Scenic 90-mile roadway that winds through Alaska's Denali National Park.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
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Reviewed 9 February 2018

The views are stunning. At the right time of day, there are lots of animals to be seen - caribou, moose, bears, mtn sheep, porcupine, coyotes, etc. The park buses run often, and are on time. However, getting through the ticketing process is frustrating and...More

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Reviewed 7 February 2018

The trip down Denali National Park Road is truly what this park is about. The park bus driver was excellent as he looked for any signs of wildlife and would stop if they sighted any animals or birds. There were stops at all the rest...More

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Reviewed 21 January 2018

If you have any questions about taking the extended trip into the park, don't! So very worth the time - we would have missed so much if we had not taken this tour! Go!

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Reviewed 7 January 2018

We did this tour in September and the color change was spectacular. The bus is a school bus and the seating it tight. My husband is 6 foot 5 so the bus driver gave us the seat behind him as there was more leg room....More

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Reviewed 16 December 2017

The Tundra Wilderness Tour travels 62 miles into Denali National Park on Park Road. A bus is the only way you can travel into the Park beyond the Denali Visitor Center. Traveling on Park Road to Stoney Hill Overlook offers a wonderful and diverse experience...More

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

this ride on the bus to the end of the road was so wonderful. the driver was so knowledgeable and informative. we so so many animals, dahl sheep, mother bear and two cubs, moose in a pond, wolves from a distance. so many interesting birds...More

1  Thank dashLosAngeles
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

We rode the Katishna Roadhouse bus the full extent of the park road and were treated to a vast array of wildlife, views,and weather conditions - including hail! With that said, the majority of the trip provided wonderful views and lots of photo opportunities. Our...More

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Reviewed 5 October 2017

I went on the park bus and we stopped at Polychrome Pass and got out. There are no words to describe the beauty of this vista. A gentle breeze was all one could hear and all else quiet. I felt on the edge of heaven...More

Thank ginny718
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Okay, yes the park is empty, but you get to drive your car up to mile 30 which by the way is an unpaved road past mile 14. I thought was neat to drive because I could take pictures and stop at the places I...More

Thank GitaK0099
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

We were dubious about going into Denali but we thought we better. Up till this point our weather had been very bad - raining every day and low visability. On the day miracuouly it cleared. We DID see the mountain so felt very happy about...More

Thank Terry F
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Sean R
31 May 2017|
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Response from Louie M | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It'll be about 4 hours one way but there are rest stops during the way. Pack more food than you think and bring water.
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bbellamy2016
17 February 2017|
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Response from showmeadeal | Reviewed this property |
Shuttle replaces tour. My shuttle driver was awesome. Gave narration, although they are not required to talk I think most do. Also stopped to let us take pictures. After my research it seemed like you were getting the same... More
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