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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. Though we cannot guarantee it, there is a good chance you can spot the Northern Lights while visiting Denali National Park. The best opportunities to see the Northern Lights from the Denali Backcountry Lodge are in late August and September. The staff here are happy to wake you up if they appear — just let them know while you're there! 

You can stay for as long as you desire. To make the most of your time at the Denali Backcountry Lodge, we recommend staying for a minimum of three nights so you can fully explore the area and experience the activities offered.

All of your meals are included during your stay at the Denali Backcountry Lodge and are served in the Main Lodge and Day Lodge on site.

Kantishna is located at the end of the Denali Park Road in the heart of Denali National Park.

Absolutely! We love exploring the backcountry, and our local staff can help you select a trail by sharing their favorite. If you plan to go on a longer hike, we can also make sure you're prepared with a packed lunch and bear spray.

We offer a variety of daily hikes for every level of comfort ranging from casual to challenging, so everyone can be included.

Yes. There are several air taxi services that will fly to Kantishna from Anchorage, Talkeetna, or Fairbanks. Speak with one of our travel experts who can help you book your flight.
Yes, all 42 cabins on site include private bathrooms, electricity and heat. 

Though we cannot guarantee it, it is likely you will spot wildlife while exploring in Denali National Park and in Denali's backcountry.

Our Denali Backcountry Adventure is the included transportation option to Denali Backountry Lodge. The driver guides are knowledgeable about the area, and are experienced at finding the right spots to help guests search for wildlife.

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