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Alaska Nature Guides

22267 S Hancock Street, Talkeetna, AK 99676
+1 907-733-1237
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Denali Wilderness Hike

This was a hike of a lifetime! A truly spiritual experience! A challenging 7 mile hike to the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
pesgro
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Milford, Pennsylvania
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Magical Experience

My husband and I did a 3.5 hour heli-hike with Howard today. We hiked on an unnamed mountain in the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
AliCatD27
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Chicago, Illinois
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For 13 years, Alaska Nature Guides has been providing guided hiking, nature walks, heli-hikes, birding, photography, backpacking, educational programs, and custom private trips in Denali State Park & Talkeetna, Alaska. Our naturalist guides are highly knowledgeable of the area flora and fauna you will encounter first-hand, lending a enriching and immersive nature experience. For your peace of mind, our experienced guides follow all safety protocols as well. See wildlife, lush, pristine wilderness and spectacular Mt. McKinley (now called Denali) views. Alaska Nature Guides is a gold level Adventure Green Alaska certified eco-tourism company committed to protecting the places we go. Get off the bus and get into the wilderness with Alaska Nature Guides! Free local pickup for all trips. Call us today or go online to book.
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22267 S Hancock Street, Talkeetna, AK 99676
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+1 907-733-1237

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was a hike of a lifetime! A truly spiritual experience! A challenging 7 mile hike to the summit of Curry Ridge trail with breathtaking vistas one better then the next! Go all the way up to the knob, it's worth it! Our guide Catherine...More

Thank pesgro
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I did a 3.5 hour heli-hike with Howard today. We hiked on an unnamed mountain in the Talkeetna Range. Completed some fun scrambles and summited a couple mountains. Howard was amazing and so nice. We were lucky enough to get to see...More

Thank AliCatD27
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our travel agent set this private transfer up for us (two couples in late 40s/early 50s), and allowed for four hours of time to complete a 2.5 hour drive so that we could stop along the way for little hikes and views. We stopped three...More

1  Thank Tiamaria865
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I who are photography enthusiasts, but by no means pros, did a custom Photography Tour with Howard. His knowledge of the area and its many wonders was limitless and with his eyes and ears we were able to see sights only a...More

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic! Beautiful. Leah, our guide, was so knowledgeable. We had a bit of rain, but the sun shone and we had a beautiful rainbow over the crystal clear lake.

1  Thank 3chickadees
Howard C, Owner at Alaska Nature Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review! Yes, we are so lucky to have Leah, with her wealth of knowledge and experience growing up in the Alaskan wilderness. We're so glad you joined us!

Reviewed 5 October 2016

I booked this hike through Princess while staying at their McKinley Lodge. This was a great hike! I was concerned that it might be too strenuous, but while it was a workout; I never felt I wasn't able to do it. I am 58 years...More

2  Thank PriorLaker
Howard C, Owner at Alaska Nature Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review! I'm so glad you rose to the challenge. You will be glad to know that we are on a brand new trail this year with much easier walking and even better views. We hope you come back and do...More

Reviewed 24 September 2016

Our guide Elyse met us to inform us that we were getting a private tour. For my wife & I, this was such a treat. We got to experience the "other" side of Denali, a much better view, I might add, although there isn't a...More

Thank bbattles2016
Howard C, Owner at Alaska Nature Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review, and we'll pass it on to Elyse! Yes, we agree that the south view of Denali is unbeatable! We're glad you had such a memorable, personal experience. We believe that Alaska's visitors should have the chance to escape the...More

Reviewed 23 August 2016

We went on a private guided hike with a college student from Alaska Nature Guides. She took us o a 3.5 mile hike through the Talkeetna Lake Park, and we spent about 2-3 hours hiking around the various lakes looking at the wildfowl and other...More

1  Thank Larry W
Howard C, Owner at Alaska Nature Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review!

Reviewed 21 August 2016

Met our guide, Leah, at the lodge for the 20 min. drive to Byers lake. They had a variety of rain gear at the site and she fitted the 4 of us with galoshes which were definitely needed as it had rained a lot. The...More

Thank worknless
Howard C, Owner at Alaska Nature Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review and the strong recommendation! Too bad you got such a rainy day but we're glad Leah took care of you with the right gear.

Reviewed 20 August 2016

We did two hikes with Alaska Nature Guides while in the Talkeetna area - as evening hike around the creatively named Lakes X, Y and Z, then a full day hike around Byers Lake. Our guide for the full day was Toni - she was...More

Thank rjcfraser
Howard C, Owner at Alaska Nature Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review for your Byers Lake Nature Walk and Talkeetna Lakes Hike. We'll pass it on to Toni! She's on her seventh year with us and we're sure lucky to have her.

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