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Denali National Park, Alaska, United States
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Denali Park is located in south-central Alaska, about 240 miles north of Anchorage. It takes eight hours by train or about six hours drive along The Alaska Scenic Highway to get there. The place with The Mount McKinley was sacred ground for many north American tribes.
What Makes It Special
You will find six million acre subarctic national park with glaciers and wildlife, North America's highest mountain, Mt. McKinley, 20,300 feet tall with its famous North Face and Wickersham Wall ( best viewed from a helicopter or a plane), breathtaking views of mountains, tundra, oxbow (U-shaped) lakes along the road into the park on a bus ( private cars are allowed only as far as 14 miles) or during a ranger-led hike, demonstration of a traditional Alaskan mode of travel - on sled dogs and a tour to the park kennels of Denali's Alaskan huskies.
Useful Visitor Information and Tips
The park is open year round for skiing or riding dog sled, but the road into Denali National park is open from June to the third week of September. Consider to spend not less than tree days. You will need lot of warm and rain clothing.
Tags: Alaska; Alaskan huskies; Anchorage; Denali National Park; Mt. McKinley; North Face; oxbow lakes; sled dogs; tundra; United States (4); Wickersham Wall