Kids & Youth

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NPS Photo / Sierra McLane

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Planning a family vacation that appeals to all ages can be daunting, especially when your destination is as wild and remote as Denali National Park and Preserve. Whether you arrive at the park today or still dream of your perfect trip, there is no better place to start than our free Denali for Families travel guide.

Denali for Families is designed for parents and guardians who hope to make lasting memories on a Denali adventure. Our guide covers all ground in the park, from the best places to camp and hike to important safety and logistical information. Our guide also includes parent testimonies and fun family photos that are sure to encourage and inspire you.

Download Denali for Families and start your adventure today!

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    Become a Junior Ranger

    Earn your badge and become a Denali Junior Ranger in-person or online.

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    Borrow a Discovery Pack

    Borrow a free discovery pack for the duration of your visit and explore Denali like a scientist.

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    Summer Camps

    Nominate students of all ages for summer camp adventures at Denali.

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    Things to Do

    Explore the many activities Denali offers to visitors of all ages and experience levels.

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    No "Right" Time of Year

    When is the “right” time for your family to visit? Anytime! Denali welcomes visitors year-round.

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    Educational Resources

    Browse resources to enhance student learning and support your curricular goals.

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Every Kid Outdoors

Are you a fourth grader eager to visit America's natural wonders and historic sites? You and your family can gain free access to hundreds of national parks for an entire year through the Every Kid Outdoors program.

Get your free pass to federal parks, lands, and waters and bring your family to Denali.

Last updated: August 18, 2022

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

PO Box 9
Denali Park, AK 99755


907 683-9532
A ranger is available 9 am to 4 pm daily (except on major holidays). If you reach 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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