In Denali National Park and Preserve, as in all national parks, commercial business activities are limited and require specific authorization and approval from the National Park Service before any guided activity or business can occur.
You will find that some businesses can conduct activities in only specific areas of Denali. When looking for a guide, you can filter based on the type of activity and will see contact info for businesses that can provide that service. You should then contact them to discover where in Denali they can take you!
Guided Activities in Denali
Tour & Transit Buses in Denali: Doyon/ARAMARK Joint Venture (JV)
This company holds a concession contract to perform multiple visitor services within Denali. JV is authorized by the National Park Service to provide transportation services, including park transit, tour, camper and free buses. The only other buses traveling into Denali beyond the visitor center belong to various Kantishna-based lodges.
The Murie Science and Learning Center (MSLC) focuses its mission on providing research, discovery, and learning opportunities within arctic and subarctic national parks to promote appreciation and caring for our natural and cultural heritage. Through the MSLC, the National Park Service partners with professional education groups to offer a wide diversity of education programs aimed at youth, lifetime learners, and custom education groups. If you wish to bring a science or education group to Denali, you may want to explore these free and fee-based programs.
Last updated: February 13, 2019