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Activities

Your trip to Mt. McKinley / Denali National Park wouldn’t be complete without experiencing the wonders of the wilderness up close and personal, and there are so many fun things to do.

If you don't know what you want to do until you get here, our knowledgeable staff can help you choose the tours that best match your interests and abilities.

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Area activities include:

Bus tours of Denali National Park
Explore Denali in comfort and style.  A variety of narrated bus tours are available offering either a short 4 hour excursion or a full day adventure!

Hiking
Take time to get a bit closer to nature with either guided or unguided hiking excursions.

Jeep Safaris
Explore the historic Stampede Trail which was made famous by the movie "Into the Wild" on a guided Jeep tour.

ATV rentals
Venture into the wilderness on a guided ATV tour.

Heli-hiking
Combine the adventures of flightseeing and hiking, taking the path less traveled. 

Flight Seeing, helicopterand fixed wing

  • Mt. McKinley
    Take to the air and experience unparalleled views of North America's tallest peak. 
  • Glacier landing
    Get an eagle's eye view of Denali National Park and land on a glacier.

Dog mushing
Various day activities that bring you up close and personal with the Alaska man's best friend are available in Denali.  One specifically is a visit to the dog kennel and homestead of five-time Iditarod Sled Dog champion, Jeff King.

River rafting, whitewater and scenic
Enjoy the excitement and beauty of Denali from the Nenana River. Experience an 11 mile whitewater Canyon run or Paddle Run down the Nenana River Gorge or the 13 mile scenic Wilderness Run through the mild whitewater section of the Yanert Valley.

Golf
Play a round of golf by the light of the midnight sun.

Biking
Peddle your way around the entrance area of Denali National Park.

Jet boat

  • Gold Panning
    Pan for gold on the Nenana River.
  • Interpretive tour
    Enjoy a guided tour of the Nenana River on a jet boat safari.