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Denali Visitor Center

Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
+1 907-683-9532
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Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
+1 907-683-9532
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A restroom stop affording you a pit stop. There's a sparsely appointed gift shop. Still there are some very nice artwork of Denali and some very beautiful jewelry and carvings.

Thank Franklyn D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great job by the park system offering a good interpretive approach to understanding the area and the park. The campus is arranged into several stand alone facilities that blend with the surrounding park area. Visit in late September for bargains in the gift shop.

Thank Motorcyclebuds
Reviewed 1 week ago

We watched a film on those who have climbed Denali while visiting here, it was educational and enlightening. The visitors center is clean and the views are wonderful

Thank hjensen90
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good job at this Center. Great presentation of native wildlife. Good hiking trails throughout the area.

Thank ahelf7
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

History meets science. Nice area with various places to see. Marion's has great hamburgers and stew. Clean restroom.

Thank foodiemvpghnpl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went through the Visitor Center after we went through the park on the bus tour, but our guide had prepared us well for the exhibits of life in Denali. The film, only about 20 minutes, was also excellent - much more of an "experience" with...More

Thank Christopher S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice visitors center...with nice display, gift shop and coffee shop. There is a nice 20 min film about Denali that is great..explains the park and vegetation, wildlife to enhance your understanding of the park. Well worth the time to see and it is free!

Thank littlegoldenone
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a "Must See" while in Denali Park. There very informed Rangers to help. Just ask most anything, someone there knows. Believe it or not, there is even a gift shop.

Thank lspar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After the Tundra Wilderness Tour, I took the McKinley Chalet Resort shuttle to the main visitor center near the train station. The shuttle drops passengers off near a general store. From there, one walks up a paved path to the visitor center where there are...More

1  Thank Maurene_K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here on our tour, nice gift shop and great views of the park. Lots of informaiton on what to do and where to go.

Thank Johnny B
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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
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