To help preserve the park, private vehicles are only able to travel a short way inside Denali National Park. Additionally, there are ongoing works to the Park Road. As a result, for the time being, visitors will need to 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 90 per cent of the park's visitors.
Exploring Denali Park Entrance
The Denali Visitor Center, located near the railway station and the nearby National Park headquarters both hold excellent dog-sledding demonstrations daily, making them 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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Places near Denali Park Entrance
- Denali National Park 83 miles away
- Fairbanks 91 miles away
- Talkeetna 99 miles away
- Anchorage 170 miles away
- Tok 180 miles away
- Valdez 189 miles away
- Prince William Sound 213 miles away
- Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve 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
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Accommodation choices for Denali Park Entrance
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