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Denali Visitor Center

Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
+1 907-683-9532
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Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
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"book store"
in 28 reviews
"interesting exhibits"
in 15 reviews
"great displays"
in 24 reviews
"minute movie"
in 20 reviews
"helpful rangers"
in 20 reviews
"great place to start"
in 12 reviews
"gift shop"
in 50 reviews
"stuffed animals"
in 12 reviews
"clean restrooms"
in 14 reviews
"park rangers are"
in 14 reviews
"train depot"
in 14 reviews
"hiking trails"
in 21 reviews
"starting point"
in 16 reviews
"answer questions"
in 13 reviews
"bus tour"
in 34 reviews
"sled dog demonstration"
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"dall sheep"
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Definitely stop by on your way in to Denali. There is a lot of information you don't want to miss! There's a lot to learn about Alaskan wildlife, terrain, and water features just to name a few. And don't miss the short film at the...More

Thank Macy H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I guess we were expecting a similar experience to other NP visitor centers with loads of rangers milling about, talking to people and giving information. This really wasn’t the case here. The museum was a little disappointing — could use some refurbishing. The gift shop...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to know anything at all about this wonderful place, this is where I suggest you visit first. Really interesting and there are Rangers that will give you as much advice as you are willing to ask. Great introduction!

Thank Xanerin
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Super nice rangers explained history of park and gave us information about Dinosaurs. Played video about the park. Very useful for kids to visit. Will come back again.

Thank Santosh M
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

The green bus ride to the National Park was a truly unforgettable experience when someone began to call ANIMAL ANIMAL, began to explain what hour they saw him, and they all rolled over to one side of the bus with binoculars and binoculars.. And those...More

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Reviewed 24 March 2018

During my escorted Tour of Alaska and the Yukon we stopped at this visitor centre, this was near the end of the holiday and I'll be honest it wasn't the best trip as it seemed that the majority of it was spent on a coach,...More

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Reviewed 12 February 2018

stop here for great perspective before you explore the park. great exhibits books gifts. great perspective on what you,ll see.

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Reviewed 7 February 2018

People are courteous, knowledgeable and go out of their way to be helpful. This would be one of the must visit location in you plan on spending some time to visit Denali National park. Regardless if you are to spend a day or week or...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2018

We stopped by the Denali Visitor Center on our last day in Denali, before boarding the train back to Anchorage. Our initial reason for stopping over was to purchase NP passports for the stamps we got at the WAC the previous day. While there, we...More

Thank MarathonMom12
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

We took the Alaskan railroad from Anchorage to Fairbanks and flew back. Denali was a stop over, but what a magnificent place.

Thank Jeff S
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Trippingalong2014
14 August 2017|
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Isn't this frustrating? Getting information on the McKinley Chalet is very difficult. Even the cruise line we booked our visit with could not tell us anything. I think you will get the most reliable info from the park... More
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Mary S
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Response from EAWH77 | Reviewed this property |
You can take any of the NPS buses from the Wilderness Access Center (WAC) to whichever stop along the route you would like and enjoy a day hike, assuming you have a ticket as some of the buses sell out. The cost depends on... More
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