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Address: Mile 238.9 Parks Highway, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755
Phone Number: +1 888-303-1925
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Denali Outdoor Center (D.O.C.) is a full-service outfitter offering...

Denali Outdoor Center (D.O.C.) is a full-service outfitter offering whitewater rafting, mild-water float trips, kayaking, canoeing and mountain biking adventures on the boundary of Denali National Park, Alaska. We also offer lakeside nightly cabin rentals and camping at our premier location in Healy, Alaska on the shore of Otto Lake.For convenience, we have 2 office locations, one at Denali Park and the other in Healy, just 10 minutes north of the park entrance. We also provide free shuttle service to and from all local lodging, AKRR Depot, Denali Park Visitor Center and the Wilderness Access Center.Our operating season is from mid-May to mid-September and we are open 7 days from 7:00am to 10:00pm. Our winter hours are M-F 9:00am to 5:00pm Alaska Time.

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Canyon Run Whitewater Rafting in Denali National Park
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Great day for swimming! Oh, kayaking.

We had a group of 11 go kayaking with DOC. Guides were Dylan, Matt and Bobby. Sunny wonderfully warm (70's) day for a kayak trip is the cold waters of the Nenana. Reservations... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 June 2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2015

We had a group of 11 go kayaking with DOC. Guides were Dylan, Matt and Bobby. Sunny wonderfully warm (70's) day for a kayak trip is the cold waters of the Nenana. Reservations easy. Staff friendly and welcoming as they could be. Some of the group had never kayaked - wasn't a problem. We did the middle stretch with class... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2015

Safe, fun, and knowledgeable guides make for an unforgettable experience on the Nenana River. Highly recommend this company for your rafting, kayaking, or rental needs.

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2015

A wonder full experience rafting down the Nenana river with a very friendly and knowledgeable guide. Not having rafted before this was a thrilling experience and a highlight of the trip.

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2015

We had a great time on our rafting trip. The center picked us up at our resort, we got checked in fairly quickly, and the staff was very helpful and patient with us while we suited up in our wetsuits. The safety explanation was extremely thourough which was very reassuring even though everyone in our party had been rafting before.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

Tour guide booked the scenic Wilderness Tour as part of Celebrity land tour. We had a fantastic time with Adam floating down the Nenana River. Despite the smoke and haze the views were unforgettable and absolutely 100% worth it if you are in Denali. Despite being splashed a few times we stayed completely dry and fairly warm. Highly recommend getting... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

Our family of 4 did 1/2 day paddle trip. Our guide, Tim, was excellent! Two of us had never been on a white water trip. We felt comfortable and safe the entire time. Tim was also great sharing a lot of history of Denali. Highlight of our Alaska vacation. FYI they rev omen long sleeves, long pants and socks underneath... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2015

I never did rafting before and those guys mede me feel very confortable in the raft and in the whole trip! For almost 2 hours we webt down the Nenana river in a safe and exciting way. Congratulations!! Very recommende!

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2015

Did the 2 hour Nenana River paddle rafting with these guys last week and it was great. From the girl who took the reservation in the office (unfortunately I forget her name) to our rafting guide Bobbi the entire experience was first rate, very well organized and professional. The class 3 and 4 rapids were exciting and alot of fun.... More 

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Hoover, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2015

Denali National Park was the highlight of our Alaska 12 day Tour. I would recommend it to anyone, simply for the sheer beauty of the park and all the different animals that we were able to see! Go-You will be happy that you did!

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2015

My wife and I did a half day float with some family from out of town on June 2nd. Our guide was Tim. The float was very fun. Tim was great!! He was knowledgable and friendly, he took time to explain history of the area, and his personal experiences in the park. He genuinely loves his job...if you are fortunate... More 

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