This tour wil NOT run during the 2024 season due to the in-park road closure at mile marker 42. Please check back for the 2025 season. Also check out the other great activities that are available this season, like a scenic flight or rafting trip!

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*----This tour wil NOT run during the 2024 season due to the in-park road closure at mile marker 42.----* Starting at 8:00 am, guests will travel over 65 miles on the rugged Denali Highway. Guests will be treated with narration from local expert driver-guides, wildlife spotting opportunities, a hearty lunch at Alpine Creek Lodge, snacks, drinks, and afternoon activities. Guests will return approximately at 7:00 pm. Call for more details, rates, and to book.

Travel along the Denali Highway where you will find many opportunites to view and photograph the Alaska Range and Denali Peak as well as Alaska's great wildlife!

Visit spots along the east of Denali National Park and discover it's fascinating history that dates back to pre-historic times where researchers have found some of the earliest evidence of human occupation in North America.

Stop at Alpine Creek Lodge where you’ll enjoy a home-cooked, hearty meal. After lunch, you can take part in a variety of activities including a backcountry hike, sled dog kennel tour and try your hand at gold panning.


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  • Travel 65 miles along the Denali Highway.
  • Narration from your local expert guide.
  • Exceptional wildlife viewing opportunities
  • A hearty lunch at Alpine Creek Lodge
  • Unmatched scenic photo opportunities
  • Discover fascinating history that dates back to pre-historic times
  • Tour a sled dog kennel
  • Try your hand a gold panning
  • Capture amazing photos to take home with you.


Summer dates for Denali Backcountry Tour: June 4, 2022 - September 16, 2022
Boarding at Princess Wilderness Lodge, McKinley Chalets, Crows Nest Cabins and Bluffs Hotel8:00 - 8:15 am
Boarding at Denali Park Village, Grizzly Bear, McKinley Creekside Cabins, Denali Cabins & begin journey8:15 - 8:30 am
Alpine Creek Lodge. Lunch and Activities Stop12:45 pm
Depart for return trip, continue searching for wildlife past Susitna River Overlook2:45 pm*
Return to Denali Canyon area6:30 - 7:00 pm
* Times are approximate.


Adult - Round Trip:Starting at: $179.10/person (+ $15.00 park entrance fee*)
Full payment is due at booking to confirm the reservation. MasterCard and Visa credit cards accepted.
* An individual park entrance pass is required for each passenger in your party.

Terms & Policies

Terms & Payment Policies:

Unless otherwise noted, all rates are per person based on double occupancy and subject to adjustments without notice. Taxes and other applicable fees are extra.

Major credit cards are accepted such as Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover. Full Payment is due at time of booking.

A fee of $50 per person, is applied for changes made less than 45 days before your booked date.

Cancellation Policy:

From 60 to 46 days prior to arrival, forfeiture of deposit

45 to 0 days prior to arrival, non-refundable

Due to the abbreviated season and remote location, the purchase of travel insurance is strongly recommend.


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