For Kids

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NPS Photo / Sierra McLane

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It can be daunting to plan a trip that will be fun for the whole family. Especially when your destination is a vast wilderness in the Alaskan Interior. Whether you've already reached Denali already or you're still dreaming about your perfect trip, Denali for Families is a great place to start creating a vacation that will appeal to all ages.

This free travel guide is designed for parents and guardians who are traveling to Denali and hope to make lasting memories. Denali for Families unlocks Denali's secrets, covering everything from the best places to camp and hike to important safety and logistical information. This guide not only serves to help you plan your trip, but also includes parent testimonies and fun family photos that will inspire you.

Download Denali for Families!

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Every Kid Outdoors

Hey fourth graders! Come see America’s natural wonders and historic sites. The Every Kid Outdoors program allows every fourth grader and their family to visit parks for free.

Get a voucher for a free park entrance pass. Bring the voucher with you to Denali and we will exchange it for your pass.


Denali has something for everyone!

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    Become a Junior Ranger!

    Ever dreamed of being a park ranger? You can earn your badge and become a Denali Junior Ranger by working on a Junior Ranger Book.

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    Top 10 Activities for Families

    Explore this list for fun family-friendly activities to do while you are visiting Denali.

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    Go to Summer Camp!

    Youth camps allow kids to explore and learn about the park through hands-on adventures.

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    Plan a Field Trip!

    Bring your group to Denali! Explore the park by yourself or schedule a program with a park ranger.

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    Borrow a Discovery Pack

    Explore Denali with your family while using a free discovery pack that you can check out for the duration of your visit.

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    Explore the Winter Trails

    Do you live nearby or are planning a visit to Denali during the frosty winter months? Check out this map of winter trails to plan your trip!

Last updated: October 15, 2020

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PO Box 9
Denali Park , AK 99755


907 683-9532
A ranger is available 9 am—4 pm daily (except on major holidays). If you get to the voicemail, please leave a message and we'll call you back as soon as we finish with the previous caller.

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