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Deeper Into Nature

Usually trails near visitor centers are short and safe. This one is not that long (about a mile... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ken A
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Rancho Cucamonga, California
rock creek trail challenge

My wife and I are in our late 50's and in fairly good shape, but not athletes. We hiked the rock... read more

Reviewed August 16, 2018
Bambampoop
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Southfield, Michigan
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Usually trails near visitor centers are short and safe. This one is not that long (about a mile) but goes deep into the surrounding woods where there are moose and bears. So it is a real experience but for those visiting Alaska be careful and...More

Thank Ken A
Reviewed August 16, 2018

My wife and I are in our late 50's and in fairly good shape, but not athletes. We hiked the rock creek trail without any major issues even though we both had colds.

1  Thank Bambampoop
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Walked back from the dog sled demo to the Visitor Centre on this trail. Another well marked trail, easy to walk although there were some up hill areas.

Thank SusieQ1950
Reviewed October 19, 2017

It's a nice and refreshing trail within the city. To my amazement, while in the trail, you don't feel like you are so close to the city. You can easily spend 4-5 hours around it. At some places, you feel isolated from everything but really...More

Thank Dinesh S
Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

Rock creek park is the perfect nearby getaway to connect with nature. If you don't have time to travel outside DC and MD area, this is the place you go to. You won't even feel you are in the city.

Thank Advalery
Reviewed August 26, 2017

A good way to get to the dog show from the visitor center. Took us about an hour. We even got to see a moose!

Thank PeripateticTucson
Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

A groomed trail with good visibility throughout. The trail is approximately 4 miles long and is a loop. You return back to the Denali National Visitor Centre via the Roadside Trail. Our guide Zach was informative about the local flora and fauna. A good introductory...More

1  Thank Mary F
Reviewed July 26, 2016

This is a nice hike if you're headed to the kennels. Takes you through some thick forest and has some moderate elevation gain.

Thank megklee30
Reviewed July 25, 2016

Since you spend most of your time in Denali on a bus, it was nice to get out on the trail. Great mushrooms, nice birch trees with moose rubs on them, a few nice views. Not spectacular and we didn't see Rock Creek, but a...More

Thank LDJKY
Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Easy but nice trail. Uneven footing and narrow in some spots. We passed 10 people going the opposite way. We carried bear spray and wore bells mostly because we saw a few bears from the bus the day before. Seemed a small task to ensure...More

Thank pjmdvm
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