A full-featured resort just 2 miles

from the park entrance with exceptional dining and amenities!

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Note: *Limited Availability!* Many dates are sold out at this property - Please consider alternate lodging options.

The McKinley Chalet Resort resides a mere two miles from the entrance of Denali National Park along the Parks Highway just across the Nenana River. The relaxing getaway is open seasonally from mid-May to mid-September. The property consists of two sections. The upper section includes the main lodge and lodging buildings. The lower section also includes lodging buildings as well as the Denali Square social hub. The McKinley Chalet Resort offers 582 rooms in nearly 30 lodging buildings spread out in the upper and lower section of the property. The Alaskan inspired rooms come with one or two beds and sleep a maximum of two to four people. Views of Denali National Park and the Nenana River can be enjoyed from most rooms and throughout the property.

When not exploring Denali National Park or indulging in the plentiful activities around the park, guests of the McKinley Chalet Resort will be able to experience all that the resort has to offer. The property has multiple settings to eat meals or grab an expresso or drink, including the Canyon Steakhouse, Grizzly Grind, Karstens Public House restaurant, and the Gold Nugget Salon (a bar and dinner theater playhouse). The lower section of the resort is home to Denali Square. This recent addition is the social hub of the resort and features fire circles for guests and daily live performances and presentations. Gift shops can be sifted through at both the main lodge at the upper section and the Denali Square at the lower section. The property also hosts a walking trail near the Nenana River for the enjoyment of guests. Guest services abound at the resort as staff can coordinate numerous tours and activities for guests. For guests needing a ride to the visitor center of Denali National Park or the Train Depot, complimentary shuttle service is provided throughout the day. For those wanting an unforgettable vacation to Denali, the Denali Chalet Resort has everything guests need with its modern amenities, cozy accommodations, and warm hospitality.

*Limited Availability!* Many dates are sold out at this property - Please consider alternate lodging options.

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  • Located Two Miles to the Entrance of Denali National Park
  • On the Banks of the Nenana River
  • Property on 67 Acres
  • Open from Mid May to Mid September
  • 582 Rooms
  • Spectacular Outdoor Views
  • Canyon Steakhouse (Breakfast, Dinner, and Bar)
  • Karstens Publc House (All Day Menu)
  • Grizzly Grind (Espresso Bar)
  • Karstens Market and Espresso
  • Dinner Theater Experience
  • Amphitheater with Daily Performances and Presentations
  • WiFi Access In The Main Lodge & Denali Square Only
  • Daily Shuttle to the Visitor's Center and Train Depot
  • Guest Laundry
  • Guest Service Desk
  • Gift Shop
  • Guest Computers
  • Denali Square Complex with Fire Circles
  • Variety of Optional Excursions
  • On-Site Tour Sales
  • Kid-Friendly Activities
  • Cards & Board Games
  • National Park Ranger Programs
  • Walking Trail on Property
  • Artist in Residence Cabin
  • Accessible Rooms Available

Room With One or Two Beds

Starting at $379.00

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Room With One or Two Beds

Rooms have one or two beds with a variety of bed combinations that include doubles, twins, queens, or kings, and some offer a sleeper sofa. Rooms sleep a maximum of two to four people. Rooms feature a flat-screen television along with a private bathroom with a shower. Please note that while certain bed configurations can be requested, they are not guaranteed. Please note in the comments if you prefer one bed.


  • Flat-Screen Television
  • Telephone
  • Coffee Maker
  • Alarm Clock
  • Hairdryer
  • Luggage Bench
  • Private Bathroom with Shower
  • One or Two Beds

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Reservation Policy

Credit Card is required at the time of booking in order to confirm the reservation.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be made by 6:00 p.m. local time at least 24 hours in advance of the scheduled arrival date.

Other Policies


No pets allowed.

Rates Policy: Rates are based on double occupancy. Each additional guest age 13 or over is an additional $15.00 per night. Room rates and taxes are subject to change. Rollaway beds are not available. Cribs are available upon request.

Check-In: 3:00 PM
Check-Out: 11:00 AM

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