We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Denali State Park

Features Animals
Review Highlights

Breath taking views. Everything easily accessible via car. Lots of places are closed after 9/15... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Marion, Kansas
via mobile
Spend time with the rangers

The rangers for both the state park and the national park were wonderful. Gave a great overview of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lita E
Read all 84 reviews
All photos (62)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
George Parks Highway, Trapper Creek, AK 99683
+1 907-733-1237
Reviews (84)
Filter reviews
77 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews byers lake natural history tour creek trail school bus elevation gain great trails day hike hiking trails mountain range awesome views great tour visitor center our tour guide denali moose nature visitors
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 77 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Breath taking views. Everything easily accessible via car. Lots of places are closed after 9/15 - May of the next year. But plenty of gas stations around. Definitely get out of your car and take the walking paths away from the parking lot to get...More

Thank yellow5ds
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The rangers for both the state park and the national park were wonderful. Gave a great overview of whatever was being presented.

Thank Lita E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While in Denali, we toured Denali State Park and were awed by the vegetation and wild life. Seeing moose, red fox, and bear, the trip was exactly what we'd hoped for.

Thank Margaret B
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Wildlife, moose, bear, birds. Interesting flora, great views of Mt Denali (when it's not covered in cloud). Good trails throughout the park

Thank goodie2shoesCairns
Reviewed September 14, 2018

We visited on August 31, 2018. The weather was a bit chilly and damp but the park visit was great. Such a vast expance of different vistas to view .We were able to see and photograph some Caribou. Very nice day.

Thank Poudre1
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Most tourists flock to Denali National Park, which is well worth the visit, but few even know about Denali State park. It is located on the east side of the Parks Highway between Talkeetna and Cantwell. There are many hiking trails to choose from but...More

Thank Cathy023
Reviewed August 15, 2018

When is nature a bad thing? never, there is always more to see and do. This was another example of a great opportunity to get out and see nature at its best

Thank caboose2018
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

If you are going to Alaska and want to see wildlife than this is the place. I would recommend the trip to Wonder lake or the end of the road. This was my 5th trip and we saw the biggest bull moose I have seen...More

Thank Gregory T
Reviewed August 6, 2018

This is a beautiful place, we went all the way the back end of the park road at Katishna Roadhouse with a bus company and the scenery is excellent. But we were surprised that there isn't more wildlife in the park. The park service seems...More

Thank ashirk2018
Reviewed July 31, 2018

Somehow in the planning of our 2-week trip to Alaska this place was overlooked. We spent a few hours at the Veteran Memorial part of this park and were moved by the dedication and what we learned about Alaskan veterans. We picnicked at a convenient...More

Thank 123LeAMP
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Swiss-Alaska Inn Talkeetna
165 reviews
47.08 km away
Talkeetna Cabins
207 reviews
47.24 km away
Talkeetna Motel
43 reviews
47.50 km away
Denali Fireside Cabins & Suites
393 reviews
47.68 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 6 nearby restaurants
North Fork Restaurant
88 reviews
23.19 km away
Talkeetna Spinach Bread
216 reviews
47.30 km away
20320 Alaskan Grill
168 reviews
23.36 km away
Concious Coffee
140 reviews
47.29 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 3 nearby attractions
Dream a Dream Premier Iditarod Kennel
71 reviews
24.06 km away
Aurora Dora
354 reviews
47.28 km away
Walter Harper Talkeetna Ranger Station
130 reviews
47.39 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
July 8, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from peppermint50 | Reviewed this property |
Yes and I think they book pretty far ahead of time. There's a limit to how long you can stay. Maybe you will get lucky and find a cancellation.