Denali: Overview Map
General map of Denali and its place in Alaska
Above: An overview map to help you locate Denali within Alaska, and some of the major landmarks (campgrounds, visitor facilities) within the park. You can zoom in or out as needed. From the park entrance (where the Denali Park Road meets Alaska Highway 3), it is about 120 miles north to Fairbanks and 237 miles south to Anchorage.
Tour Bus and Shuttle Bus Routes
The map below illustrates the comparative distance bus trips go into the park. Each route is defined in more detail below the map. Buses are all operated by our concessionaire - if you already know what bus trip you want, you can head over to their website to make reservations online.
Tour buses are narrated. Trips vary in duration and how far they go into the park before turning around. The colors mentioned below correspond to the lines on the map above.
Shuttle buses are not narrated. They make all the same bathroom and wildlife-viewing stops as a tour bus.
However, not every shuttle bus travels the entirety of the park road. Up to 25 buses travel the road each day, and most of them turn around at a destination before Kantishna. Before your trip, you must decide between:
The map below illustrates a handful of the great views you can expect from the Denali Park Road. The map is not exhaustive - Denali is almost as big as Massachusetts, or Switzerland, so great views can be found on an adventure anywhere in the park. Use the full-screen button (upper right corner of the map) to get a better glimpse of the photos contained in each point of the map.
Views from the Denali Park Road
Check out an assortment of views from the road in Denali. Note: Points are approximate, these images are not placed at precise locations. There are plenty of other great views from the road, too - this is just a smattering of good spots!