7 days in Denali National Park and Preserve Itinerary

7 days in Denali National Park and Preserve Itinerary

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Denali National Park and Preserve
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Denali National Park and Preserve — 6 nights

The 2.43 million hectares (6 million acres) of Denali National Park include low taiga forest, high-alpine tundra, and snowcapped mountains, all of which lead up to Mt.
Change things up with these side-trips from Denali National Park and Preserve: Denali State Park (in Trapper Creek) and Talkeetna (Alaskan War Veterans Memorial & Byers Lake). Spend the 23rd (Sun) exploring the striking scenery along Denali Highway. Spend the 24th (Mon) surrounded by wildlife at Mc Kinley Park Rd. Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Denali, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and stroll through Savage Alpine Trail.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Denali National Park and Preserve vacation planner.

In October, daytime highs in Denali National Park and Preserve are 44°F, while nighttime lows are 28°F.
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