Is Denali bus tour worth it?
The Tour bus is the only way into the heart of Denali National Park, beyond the first few miles. It is a long, all day trip, lasting 8-12 hours, depending on where your last stop is. The trip is totally worth it and the drivers are super cool, patient and knowledgeable!
How many days do you need in Denali National Park?
Located far from any airport or large city, Denali is a wilderness park. Reaching the park can take several hours (or even most of a day), so we recommend that you plan a minimum itinerary of 2 nights in the area, which gives you one full day and part of two others.
What town is closest to Denali?
What is the closest city to Denali? The closest city of any size is Fairbanks, Alaska. It’s located 125 miles northeast of the entrance to Denali National Park.
What is the difference between Denali State Park and Denali National Park?
Denali National Park is where the tourists go, although we local backpackers & hikers love it too. It is one of the best opportunities for viewing of wildlife & scenery. In contrast, Denali State Park is accessed mainly for wilderness hiking & backpacking.