Please note that we are experiencing higher than normal call volumes, resulting in longer wait times. Please visit our FAQs or fill out an inquiry form and one of our travel experts will reach out to you.

The well-being of our guests and staff has always been our top concern. This season we are taking extra measures to ensure you can travel with confidence.

Read our full Covid safety promise

  • Crowd-Free Comfort and Mandatory Masks Crowd-Free Comfort and Mandatory Masks
  • Enhanced cleaning program Enhanced cleaning program
  • Flexible Cancelations Policy Flexible Cancelations Policy
  • Peace of mind Peace of mind
  • Rigorous staff training Rigorous staff training

Getting to the Denali Backcountry Adventure

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. We are happy to pick passengers up from other Denali Park Entrance lodges. Before you book, we must know where you need to be picked up at so we can schedule it. Please call 877.259.6381 or select your pick-up location when you book online.

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.


Free parking is available in our private lot.


You may also reach the Denali Cabins by motorcoach or rail. Contact us to learn more.

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.

2021 Schedule

The Denali Backcountry Adventure runs daily from June 5 – September 16, 2021


6 AM Board at Denali Cabins, Mile 229, George Parks Highway
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

PLEASE NOTE: We schedule passenger pick-ups based on request only. We are able to ONLY pick up passengers from the following lodges in the Denali Park Entrance area: 

  • Denali Cabins
  • Denali Grizzly Bear Resort
    (Available from July 1)
  • Denali Bluffs Hotel
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