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    National Park & Preserve Alaska

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  • Road Open to: Mile 15 (Savage River)

    The Denali Park Road is open to Mile 15, Savage River. Conditions beyond this point prevent vehicle travel, though pedestrian travel is permitted. More »


a laughing woman riding a bike, attached to a tiny dog by a leash
Pets must be leashed at all times. They are welcome on roadways and parking lots, but neither on trails nor off-trail, in the wilderness.
nps photo / kent miller
Keeping Your Pet Safe and Happy

Pets are welcome in Denali National Park and Preserve - but to protect other visitors, wildlife and your pets themselves, please remember these regulations:

  • Pets must be leashed (6' or shorter leash) at all times
  • You may not leave a tethered pet unattended
  • Pets may be walked on the Park Road, in parking lots, or on campground roads
  • Pets are not permitted on park trails, nor off-trail in the wilderness
  • Pets are not permitted on any of the various buses in Denali
Pet Boarding

We suggest you contact the local Chamber of Commerce for suggestions on kennel services in the area.

a gray dog and black dog sitting on a dog bed in a house
Sometimes your pets are happier staying home.
nps photo / elizabeth beavers

Did You Know?

grizzly bear silhouetted against sky

Denali is home to both black bears and grizzly (brown) bears. Black bears inhabit the forested areas of the park, while grizzly bears mainly live on the open tundra. Almost all bears seen by visitors along the Park Road are grizzlies.