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Denali Visitor Center

Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
+1 907-683-9532
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“book store” (28 reviews)
“great displays” (24 reviews)
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Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
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+1 907-683-9532
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"book store"
in 28 reviews
"interesting exhibits"
in 15 reviews
"great displays"
in 24 reviews
"minute movie"
in 20 reviews
"helpful rangers"
in 20 reviews
"great place to start"
in 12 reviews
"gift shop"
in 50 reviews
"stuffed animals"
in 12 reviews
"clean restrooms"
in 14 reviews
"park rangers are"
in 14 reviews
"train depot"
in 14 reviews
"hiking trails"
in 21 reviews
"starting point"
in 16 reviews
"answer questions"
in 13 reviews
"bus tour"
in 34 reviews
"sled dog demonstration"
in 13 reviews
"dall sheep"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The green bus ride to the National Park was a truly unforgettable experience when someone began to call ANIMAL ANIMAL, began to explain what hour they saw him, and they all rolled over to one side of the bus with binoculars and binoculars.. And those...More

Thank swell759
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During my escorted Tour of Alaska and the Yukon we stopped at this visitor centre, this was near the end of the holiday and I'll be honest it wasn't the best trip as it seemed that the majority of it was spent on a coach,...More

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Reviewed 12 February 2018

stop here for great perspective before you explore the park. great exhibits books gifts. great perspective on what you,ll see.

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Reviewed 7 February 2018

People are courteous, knowledgeable and go out of their way to be helpful. This would be one of the must visit location in you plan on spending some time to visit Denali National park. Regardless if you are to spend a day or week or...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2018

We stopped by the Denali Visitor Center on our last day in Denali, before boarding the train back to Anchorage. Our initial reason for stopping over was to purchase NP passports for the stamps we got at the WAC the previous day. While there, we...More

Thank MarathonMom12
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

We took the Alaskan railroad from Anchorage to Fairbanks and flew back. Denali was a stop over, but what a magnificent place.

Thank Jeff S
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

The Denali National Park visitor center offers something for everyone. They have a terrific movie that is both beautiful and informative, a book store and gift shop that has lots of really cool things, lots of exhibits and clean bathrooms. You can take a shuttle...More

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Reviewed 1 January 2018

Informative and nice National Park visitor center. We were there in late June and it was very crowded, but we still enjoyed learning about the park and shopping in the gift shop.

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Reviewed 17 December 2017

At the Denali Visitor Center, 1.5 miles from the park entrance, you can explore the exhibits and talk to park rangers. Be sure to take time to see the award winning film : Heartbeats of Denali.

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Reviewed 26 November 2017

Compared to other NP and state centers this one disappointed us. We visited in September and the front entrance was torn up, so access to the bathrooms was challenging, so you had to go through the back entrance and up the stairs and they were...More

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Trippingalong2014
14 August 2017|
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Response from Plunderedtreasure | Reviewed this property |
Isn't this frustrating? Getting information on the McKinley Chalet is very difficult. Even the cruise line we booked our visit with could not tell us anything. I think you will get the most reliable info from the park... More
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Mary S
3 July 2016|
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Response from EAWH77 | Reviewed this property |
You can take any of the NPS buses from the Wilderness Access Center (WAC) to whichever stop along the route you would like and enjoy a day hike, assuming you have a ticket as some of the buses sell out. The cost depends on... More
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