• pond surrounded by green brush, reflecting a distant range of snow-covered mountains that are dominated by one massive mountain

    Denali

    National Park & Preserve Alaska

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  • Road Open To: Mile 3 (Park Headquarters)

    The Park Road is currently open to Mile 3, Park Headquarters. Wintry conditions beyond that point prevent vehicle travel, though pedestrian travel is permitted. More »

Roadside Trail

The Roadside Trail is a moderately strenuous walk of 1.8 miles (2.9 km), one hour one-way, from Denali Visitor Center via the Tiaga Trail to Park Headquarters and the Sled Dog Kennels, with 350 feet elevation change, up to 15 percent grade, on a 36-inch compacted gravel surface. Highlights include aspen, birch and spruce forests.

 

 

Did You Know?

eight caribou grazing on a hillside

Denali provides a special opportunity to study a large, intact and naturally-functioning ecosystem. Researchers can monitor climate change in Denali and contribute to larger-scale climate monitoring and management efforts.