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Riley Creek Campground Opens May 11, 2018. Savage River Campground Opening Delayed Until May 25th

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Date: May 11, 2018
Contact: Katherine Belcher, (907) 683-9583

Denali National Park and Preserve will open the popular Riley Creek Campground, on Friday, May 11, 2018. The date is earlier than its usual mid-May opening and is due to increased demand over the Mother’s Day weekend. Camping fees will be collected.

The nearby Riley Creek Mercantile is open from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. and features camping supplies, food, shower house, bathrooms, water filling, RV dump station and laundry facilities.
Reservations can be made online at, by phone at 1-800-622-7275 or in person at the Riley Creek Mercantile. Learn more about campgrouds in Denali.
Savage River Campground will remain closed until Friday, May 25th, 2018 due to lingering snow conditions. Campers with advanced reservations will be accommodated at Riley Creek Campground. For questions or refunds, contact Reserve Denali at 1-800-622-7275.
The Denali Park Road is currently open to Teklanika River at Mile 30. If winter conditions occur, the road may close closer to the park entrance. Check on road conditions.


Last updated: May 14, 2018

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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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