You asked: Can you drive to Denali Visitor Center?


Can you drive your own car into Denali National Park?

Can you drive through Denali National Park? Personal vehicles can drive as far as Mile 15 on the Denali Park Road. Past that point, only buses run by outfitters including the Denali Backcountry Adventure and those run by the National Parks Service have road access.

Is Denali open to visitors?

Upon arriving in Denali, travel 1.5 miles down the road until you see signs for the Denali Visitor Center. Open in summer: May 15 through mid-September (closes the third Wednesday after Labor Day each year).

Closures & Seasonal Exceptions.

Date Hours
Thanksgiving November 25 CLOSED
Christmas Day December 25 CLOSED

Is the road into Denali park open?

Alert 1 , Severity ,information , Road Open To: Mile 3 (Park Headquarters)The Denali Park Road is currently open to Mile 3, Park Headquarters. Snowy conditions beyond that point prevent vehicle travel, though pedestrian travel is permitted.

Can you sleep in your car in Denali?

Denali has six campgrounds, three of which are open to tent or vehicle camping (RVs, etc) and three of which can only be used by tent campers. Most are open May 20—mid-September, though Riley Creek is open year-round.

What percent of visitors see Denali?

Denali’s weather can be temperamental and seeing the mountain isn’t guaranteed. Summertime visitors only have about a 30 – 40 percent chance of seeing the mountain. It’s possible to spot the 20,310-foot peak from many places around southcentral Alaska.

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Where should I stay in Denali without a car?

Denali National Park and Preserve Hotels and Places to Stay

  • Denali Park Village. 1,188 Reviews. …
  • McKinley Creekside Cabins & Cafe’ 1,033 Reviews. …
  • Denali Park Hotel. 502 Reviews. …
  • McKinley Chalet Resort. 1,423 Reviews. …
  • Denali Bluffs Hotel. …
  • Grande Denali Lodge. …
  • Aurora Denali Lodge. …
  • Denali Touch Of Wilderness Bed and Breakfast Inn.