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Wonder Lake

Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
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Picturesque lake located in Denali National Park with sweeping views of the Alaskan landscape.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good19%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
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81 - 90 of 200 reviews

Reviewed 1 October 2014

Just the right walk for us! A little steep at times but we needed the exercise after our cruise! Beautiful forest!

2  Thank Barbara L J
Reviewed 20 September 2014

We stayed at the North Face Lodge in late August and Wonder Lake is right there. We hiked around different areas of the lake and took amazing photos of the lake and the tundra with the Fall colors. One day Mt McKinley (locals call it...More

5  Thank Travelin M
Reviewed 16 September 2014

We can se why it was so named. It is 26 miles long and 1 mile wide flowing thru lovely mountain side.

1  Thank phyllis d
Reviewed 16 September 2014

I would like to actually spend time exploring Wonder Lake. We visited just for the day and fell in love with this beautiful serene place.

2  Thank Debbie S
Reviewed 14 September 2014

Drive into park is worth it. You can take tour or take shuttle into wonder lake. Fall is the season to go for color and less crowds.

3  Thank 101NDTraveler2013
Reviewed 10 September 2014

Denali was out, so how great is that. But the lake itself, was expecting what you probably only see once in a blue moon, Mt. McKinley mirrored across it's surface. My bad. Alaska is full of water bodies. For us, it was not special. Would...More

3  Thank Slainte2
Reviewed 9 September 2014

We had gone on a flightseeing tour around Denali the day before and decided to take it a bit more easily the following day. We got a ride from our lodge and hiked a small hill overlooking Wonder Lake. We had beautiful views of Denali...More

Thank yogimeister
Reviewed 7 September 2014

We were coming in by Wonder Lake and there was a huge bull moose in the lake. Later that night we had the wonderful opportunity of seeing the mountain.

Thank Becky H
Reviewed 5 September 2014

Wonder Lake view from hike 1700 feet above Camp Denali is gorgeous. The hike was strenuous but the view from the ridgetop was awesome

1  Thank remarkable1947
Reviewed 3 September 2014

It was overcast and the lake was very calm, but the weather did not take away from its beauty. The setting and scenery around the lake is very picturesque.

Thank Julie L
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Anna C
12 January 2017|
Response from Amos M | Reviewed this property |
There is only one bus route. Wonder Lake is about three miles or so from the literal "end of the road", about 90 miles in.
28 May 2016|
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Response from cleaningwhitedoghair | Reviewed this property |
I would call the park. There are campsites at wonder lake that are pretty basic. You go on a school bus. I can't remember how many they run during the day, but more than one as it takes several hours to get to wonder... More