As private vehicles are only able to travel to mile 14 inside Denali National Park, and there are only four accommodation choices in the park itself, most people stay at the park entrance.
The park entrance is really an area that stretches a few miles along the George Parks Highway and is dotted with a wide variety of accommodation options, making it the base for up to ninety per cent of the park's visitors.
Exploring Denali Park Entrance
The entrance has a wonderful visitor's centre, located near the railway station, and the nearby National Park headquarters holds excellent dog-sledding demonstrations daily, both are well worth a look.
A shuttle service operates throughout the region with regular buses from the station to most hotels. The park entrance is also the departure point for day tours within Denali National Park and is also the jumping off point for thrilling rafting and flightseeing trips.
Suggested itineraries featuring Denali Park Entrance
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Map of Denali Park Entrance
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Places near Denali Park Entrance
- Denali National Park 83 miles away
- Fairbanks 91 miles away
- Talkeetna 99 miles away
- Anchorage 170 miles away
- Tok 179 miles away
- Valdez 189 miles away
- Prince William Sound 213 miles away
- Wrangell St. Elias National Park 214 miles away
- Cooper Landing 219 miles away
- McCarthy & Kennicott 235 miles away
- Kenai Peninsula 244 miles away
- Seward 244 miles away
- Homer 290 miles away
Accommodation choices for Denali Park Entrance
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