The Roadside Trail in Denali National Park, the Roadside Trail follows the road (but is out of sight!) from the park headquarters to the Visitor Access Center.

The trail is well maintained and commonly used as a way to get from one building to the next. This trail also leads to the kennels where sled dog demonstrations occur. 

Photos: Arthur Chapman and Erik Segerdell

Pack List

  • Water
  • Map
  • Warm layers 
  • Camera
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RT Distance 1.8 Miles
Elevation Gain 300 Feet
Activities Hiking
Skill Level Beginner
Season Spring, Summer, Autumn
Trail Type Point-to-Point
Features
Bathrooms
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Forest
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

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