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

Read our full Covid safety promise

  • Enhanced cleaning program Enhanced cleaning program
  • Rigorous staff training Rigorous staff training
  • Peace of mind Peace of mind

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.

2022 Schedule

The Denali Backcountry Adventure runs daily from June 4 – September 16, 2022
8 – 8:15 AM Boarding at Princess Wilderness Lodge, McKinley Chalets, Crows Nest Cabins, Grande Denali Lodge and Bluffs Hotel
8:15 – 8:30 AM Boarding at Denali Park Village, Grizzly Bear, McKinley Creekside Cabins, Denali Cabins and begin your Denali Backcountry Adventure
12:45 PM* Alpine Creek Lodge. Lunch and Activities Stop
2:45 PM Depart for return trip, continue searching for wildlife past Susitna River Overlook
6:30 – 7 PM* Return to Denali Canyon area

* Times are approximate.

PLEASE NOTE: We schedule passenger pick-ups based on request only.

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