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Cartersville, Georgia, United States
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

We loved Denali. Riley Creek was perfect. Spent one night here before our backcountry trip and 2 nights after. Loved hanging out at the mercantile. The hand scooped ice cream was the perfect indulgence. Hated spending $5 to shower, but after being in the backcountry it was well worth it. Laundry facility was great and priced right. All the staff...

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1Thank Melissa H
Irvine, California
Reviewed 21 November 2015

We stayed here for 3 nights in our RV during early July. We had booked this almost 6 months in advance. The campground is pretty big with a good amount of spots for large RVs (greater than 30 feet) as well. You check-in at the camper store and then pick an available spot in the campground. The actual spots are...

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3Thank TheBlindSniper
Reviewed 10 November 2015 via mobile

I was in the Riley Creek campground for a few days in the backpackers campground in early June. It was very peaceful at that time of year. There was only one other person there for those days. The amphitheater program I went to was interesting too. It was about the cats in the park. PLEASE BEWARE! There is dangerous wildlife...

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2Thank Tigerman777
San Geronimo, California
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Riley Creek is the largest campground in Denali and one of three one can drive to. Most campers stay in RVs of various sizes. Since it is the one campground that accommodates larger RVs, there are quite a few taking advantage of this. There are many walk-in tent sites with bear boxes for food storage at the rear of the...

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2Thank Laurence B
Atlanta, GA
Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

Excellent experience. Very quiet sites. We camped in an RV on the Wolf Loop. Furthest from the Mercantile. No hookups at any of the sites but it's not a problem. Nice mix of RVs and tent campers. Restrooms located at convenient locations. Easy walk to the Visitors center and Wilderness Center where the buses depart. Tried to get to the...

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Whitehorse, Canada
Reviewed 26 August 2015

We camped in site A65 for 3 nights, and it was one of our favourite campgrounds in Alaska. The site was huge (lots of room for our 31-foot with slides and awning, and towed car), almost level, and well equipped (fire pit and trail access). It was a fair walk to the nearest outhouse (no flush toilets up there). Wifi...

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1Thank CruiserYT
Middleton, Tennessee
Reviewed 18 August 2015

This campground provided a nice, private site with trees and a good flat area to pitch a tent. There are plenty of toilet facilities and the mercantile was within quick walking distance where they had shower and laundry facilities. The only complaint is the highway noise. Road construction went on all night long, which isn't the fault of the campground,...

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Thank Bryan D
Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

Great quiet spot inside the park. Close to Riley Creek and is close to he mercantile. Site was good size for our 33ft RV. Most activities picked us up there. Has potable water and dump Faculties. Close to trails and would recommend to someone visiting here

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2Thank zap021
Blythewood, SC
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Wooded campground, which offers some privacy between sites. It has marked trails and is convenient to the Mercantile where there are pay showers, toilets and washers and dryers. There is wi-fi in the campground and at the Mercantile. There are also flush toilets, sinks and potable water within the campground. The dumpststion is conveniently located at the Mercantile, as well.

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1Thank LookingforGilligan
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

I spent 4 nights camping in the tent-only walk-in section. For those who may also be travelling solo with a tent, I chose to book a 'B' site just so that I could reserve a site in advance. When I arrived I was happy to swap to a tent only 'C' site, which saved me $8 a night (refunded). They...

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  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Riley Creek

Address: mile 0.4 of Denali National Park road, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
Region: United States > Alaska > Denali National Park and Preserve
Price Range: $16 - $24 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 100
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Riley Creek Hotel Denali National Park And Preserve
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“Book as far in advance as possible before your summer trip. If one of the campgrounds is full, check back repeatedly for cancellations.”
 of 5 bubbles yukon2007, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“You have to go to the mercantile to get the wifi service.”
 of 5 bubbles 838bryand, 18 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Arrive early if you want a choice of sites. None of them seemed particularly bad though.”
 of 5 bubbles H2oson, 10 Oct 2013 | Read review
“Drive around the loops! The sites aren't assigned, and they have many different configurations to pick from. We could hear Riley Creek and that was soothing.”
 of 5 bubbles 88shawnaf, 16 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Most places were fairly quiet after 10 PM, but all of them had issues with mosquitos. Bring your Deet or other repellent.”
 of 5 bubbles Ericgator, 4 Jul 2013 | Read review
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