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Mt. Healy Overlook Trail

Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
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The trail is very steep but it is worth it the effort. On a sunny day the view is amazing and you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Leipzig, Germany
via mobile
Nice trail with good views

Our group of 3 adults and 3 kids enjoyed this hike out of the Denali Visitor Center area. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David R
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This 2.5-mile hiking trail up Mt. Healy ascends 1,700 feet offering magnificent views of the Nenana Valley.
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  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The trail is very steep but it is worth it the effort. On a sunny day the view is amazing and you can even see Denali from here.

Thank Anne1617
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group of 3 adults and 3 kids enjoyed this hike out of the Denali Visitor Center area. The trail to the looking is about 1700 feet of elevation gain, but it is a beautiful trail with a steady grade and nice surface (thank you...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely a strenuous hike, particularly when the weather was an unusually balmy 80 degrees, but well worth it, with excellent views from the top.

Thank SFBliss60
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hike is very steep and is very close to the visitor center. The view on top is excellent. Take water as you will work up a sweat.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a difficult hike but well worth it. The views from the overlook were incredible. Not a lot of switchbacks which made the hike more strenuous. It took about two hours to get to the top.

Thank Patrick E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just do this hike...but make sure you are in shape and prepared! The views are spectacular and the workout you get is really good. If you are afraid of heights, be aware that the last 1/2 mile of the hike is all open (no trees...More

1  Thank YMC323
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We, there were 6 of us, are not experienced hikers, we didn't stretch first, nor had we walked much in the last 4 days of our vacation. We picked the 'most strenuous' trail with the most gain for our one and only hike in the...More

2  Thank JJWaterside
Reviewed 17 July 2017

This is a very strenuous hike. It took us two hours to reach the summit. It was worth it when we got to the top - but going up I wasn't so sure :) Although the view from the top was breathtaking, coming back down...More

Thank Jill F
Reviewed 17 July 2017

My husband and I, along with my parents (mid 60s) went on this hike. Gorgeous overviews! It is pretty strenuous and mostly uphill. Tours the top it gets very steep. We definitely took multiple rest breaks. It was pretty cloudy but you get some gorgeous...More

Thank Rachel K
Reviewed 14 July 2017

The steepest hikes I have ever done. But once you get to the top of the mountain, its all worth it. Took a lot of stops before reaching the overlook. Took almost 2 hours to hike to the top from the campgrounds (so probably an...More

Thank Abby_Kam
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