about 11 miles
|Denali National Park and Preserve|
|Location in Alaska Show map of Alaska Show map of North America Show all|
|Location||Denali Borough and Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska , United States|
|Coordinates||63°20′N 150°30′WCoordinates: 63°20′N 150°30′W|
We recommend 7 hotels near the Denali Park Entrance; McKinley Chalet Resort, Denali Park Village, Tonglen Lake Lodge, Denali Grizzly Bear Resort, Denali Princess Lodge, Grande Denali Lodge, and Denali Bluffs Hotel. They are all scenically situated and among the better-managed Denali lodges at the park entrance.
Alert 1 , Severity ,information , Road Open To: Mile 3 (Park Headquarters)The Denali Park Road is currently open to Mile 3, Park Headquarters. Wintry conditions beyond that point prevent vehicle travel, though pedestrian travel is permitted.
From Fairbanks , you can drive to the Arctic Circle via the Dalton Highway. Notable landmarks along the highway include the Trans-Alaska Pipeline, Finger Mountain, the Yukon River Bridge, and the Arctic Circle Monument.
It will take between 6 and 10 days to drive from the contiguous United States to Alaska depending on where you start from and based on driving for up to 8 hours per day. The fastest possible drive to the Alaskan Panhandle can be done in 16 hours 30 minutes .
By Train. One of the most scenic ways to see Alaska is by train. The Alaska Railroad is the only passenger railcar service in the state and runs daily Fairbanks to Anchorage service in the summer. In the winter the Aurora Winter Train travels southbound to Anchorage once weekly.
The Denali Borough is a borough located in the U.S. state of Alaska. As of the 2010 census the population of the borough was 1,826. The borough seat is Healy, and its only incorporated place is Anderson. Denali Borough, Alaska.
|• Total||12,777 sq mi (33,090 km2)|
In 1980, momentum continued to favor the name Denali after the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act changed the park’s name to Denali National Park and Preserve. But the official name of the mountain remained Mount McKinley .
Denali Bus Tours If your biggest draw to Denali National Park is the spectacular wildlife, take a bus tour into the park . The buses travel along the Denali Park Road, a 92-mile stretch that is the only roadway in the entire park .