Denali Backcountry Adventure

For those with only a limited time to explore the extensive six million acres of wild backcountry in Denali National Park and all its glory are not forsaken. The Denali Backcountry Adventure offers guests with the adventure of a lifetime in just one full day!

Traverse the entire length of the 92-mile restricted-access Park Road and bask in the ample opportunity for wildlife viewing and sightseeing Denali's most iconic landmarks. Join our experienced Denali bus tour driver guides as they keep you on the lookout for signature Alaskan wildlife like bears, moose, caribou, Dall sheep and more as you venture deep into Kantishna, the heart of Denali National Park.

Try your luck at traditional gold panning in the tumbling waters of Moose Creek, stand in awe of the majestic peak of Mt. Denali and enjoy a hearty lunch buffet at the exclusive Denali Backcountry Lodge. Stroll the serene shores of Moose Creek and take in the stunning beauty of the Park. This day is yours to seize, so go beyond the crowds and immerse yourself in the wild sanctuary that awaits.
13 Hours
from $184.00
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Hours & Rates

Hours & Rates

2017 Rates
Adult $184.00
Park Fee  $10.00

Rates are per person and subject to applicable taxes and fees. For children under five, please provide your own child's seat. Due to an abbreviated season and remote location,  we strongly recommend travel insurance. Refer to our payment and cancellation policy for full details. 
2017 Schedule
The Denali Backcountry Adventure runs daily from June 5 - September 11, 2017

6:00 AM Board at Denali Cabins, Mile 229, George Parks Highway
6:10 - 6:30 AM Pick-up from area hotels in Denali Canyon & begin your Denali Backcountry Adventure
12:30 PM* Lunch and activities included at Denali Backcountry Lodge
2:30 PM Depart for return trip, continue searching for wildlife
7:30 PM* Return to Park entrance and Denali Canyon area 

Times are approximate

Getting Here

The Denali Backcountry Adventure departs from the Denali Cabins located at Mile 229 on the George Parks Highway just eight miles south of the Denali National Park entrance.
GPS Coordinates: 
Driving here in a car with GPS? Enter the following coordinates into your GPS unit: Latitude 63°38'03.0"N and Longitude 148°47'13.3"W.
Driving from Fairbanks, head south on the AK-3 ramp towards Anchorage. Continue for 0.5 miles and merge onto the A4 E/AK-3 N/Interstate A4. Travel on the George Parks Highway for 126 miles.


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