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229.7 Parks Hwy, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755, USA
Get incredible views of Denali and this trail's namesake lakes on one of the best day hikes in the park. The southern trailhead is accessible at mile 231.3 on the Parks Highway, just north of the bridge across the Nenana River near the Lodge at...
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112 Parks Hwy, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755, USA
This scenic easy hike along the river is good for those on a tight schedule or families with young children. There's even a 0.8-kilometer wheelchair accessible stretch. The 3.2-kilometer (two-mile) loop begins at mile 15. Head upstream and across...
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One of the best ways to see Alaska is by soaring through its trees on a zip line. Get geared up and then cross the four suspension bridges that climb to the site of the first zip line. You’ll then soar over and through the boreal forest while...
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Denali, AK, USA
Head outside and ride into the wild backcountry of Alaska on an ATV. After watching a safety video and donning a helmet, safety glasses and gloves, you’ll hit the trails. Drive (or ride, if you are the passenger in a side-by-side ATV) through...
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231 Parks Hwy, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755, USA
Located near the entrance of Denali National Park, this kid-friendly 3.8-kilometer (2.4-mile) trail offers an easy introductory hike. Even though the trail isn’t that long, it is considered moderately strenuous given the 15 percent grade in the...
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Parks Hwy, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755, USA
One of the best ways to see Alaska—and its glaciers—is from the air. A tour in one of these prop planes can be expensive, but most who go agree it is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, with unforgettable perspectives and photo opportunities of...
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Denali, AK, USA
For many travelers, a visit to the home of Iditarod champion Jeff King proves to be the highlight of their time at Denali. This California native moved to Alaska in 1975 and took part in his first dogsled race a year later. He’s one of only five...
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There’s not much that beats flying over the glaciers and mountains of Alaska, especially on a clear day. Most helicopters seat five to six people, and a typical 70-minute tour includes a landing atop Yanert Glacier. The soaring mountains and walls...
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Nenana St, Nenana, AK 99760, USA
For adventure-seeking types who want something more on their trip to Alaska, whitewater rafting down the Nenana River through Healy Canyon is a good option. This river flows out of the Nenana Glacier and offers Class III and IV rapids in a stretch...
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Unless you backpack in, the only way to venture past Mile 14 on the 92-mile Park Road is by converted school bus. (The NPS is a beautiful example of democracy in action—my Tundra Wilderness bus was packed with visitors carrying the latest...