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    Denali Backcountry Lodge

    Mile 92 Denali National Park Road, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755
    +1 844-462-8268
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    Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

    We really enjoyed our stay at the lodge, the meals were all excellent and plenty of food. The creek side cabins were very clean and had a beautiful view, we slept with the window open so we could hear Moose creek at night. We took...More

    Thank Tom S
    Response from Christopher H, General Manager at Denali Backcountry LodgeResponded 4 January 2017

    Tom, One of my favorite things to experience each and every night while staying in the back country is the cool crisp air and the sound of flowing water. We are happy to hear that you were able to enjoy your creekside cabin and really...More

    Reviewed 3 August 2016

    Just spent 3 days here. This was a hectic time for this lodge, as the Denali park road had just been closed midway into the lodge area due to a massive landslide. The lodge had to arrange flights into the small airfield next to the...More

    4  Thank Courtney B
    Response from Christopher H, General Manager at Denali Backcountry LodgeResponded 3 January 2017

    Courtney, Thanks for your honest and very open review to your experience while traveling and staying with us at the Denali Backcountry Lodge. It sounds like you were very informed about your stay at the Backcountry Lodge even before you made the choice to book...More

    Reviewed 1 August 2016

    We spent three days/two nights. There is a wonderful bus ride from the entrance of the park to the lodge and you stop for all animal sightings. We saw bears (a mom and 3 cubs!), moose, caribou and so much more. We dined promptly at...More

    1  Thank wweny
    Response from Christopher H, General Manager at Denali Backcountry LodgeResponded 3 January 2017

    Wweny, The wildlife throughout the park is such a big part of the each guests experience while traveling and staying with us in Denali National Park. Being able to see animals in their natural habitat so close to the road is even better. So glad...More

    Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

    We stayed here on a Nat Geo trip. You take an 8 hr schools bus ride to get to the lodge, arriving at 8pm. They then serve dinner. The bus drivers stop for any animal sightings, which was great. We saw a lot. Overall this...More

    2  Thank DbacksFn
    Response from Christopher H, General Manager at Denali Backcountry LodgeResponded 3 January 2017

    DbacksFn, Thanks for your visit with the National Geographic group in Kantishna. Denali is such a great place that has many things to offer and being in Kantishna at the Backcountry Lodge is the perfect location for a remote base camp. We are always happy...More

    Reviewed 27 July 2016

    We spent three nights here in mid July. The bus ride out was grueling although extremely interesting. We loved that our bus was greeted by a group of waving and cheering staff! We had three excellent, family style dinners, and great breakfasts. We were warned...More

    Thank Drmoxie
    Response from Christopher H, General Manager at Denali Backcountry LodgeResponded 30 December 2016

    Drmoxie, Thank you for reviewing your experience with us and sharing it with others. We appreciate your insight in regards to your trip and the pros and cons of what you experienced. Despite poor weather in our location there is always an opportunity to go...More

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    1 November 2017|
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    Response from KLC2210 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, you can take hikes from the lodge. They have a couple of guided hikes.
    20 August 2017|
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    Response from Bill C | Reviewed this property |
    The bus leaves from the train station. Some people on our bus left their car at the train station or across the street at the park visitor center.
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    "Ask if there is a room available that does not share a wall with another room."
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    "Expensive but a room by the water worth it!"
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    "for best view get a river side cabin."
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    "There are no bad choices as these are individual cabins all on the ground floor."
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