Hike the Savage River Loop

Savage Canyon Trail

Distance

1.9 Miles

Elevation Gain

623 Feet

Activities

Photography, Hiking

Skill

Beginner

Season

Spring, Summer, Autumn

Type

Loop

Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Forest
River
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

Savage River Loop in Denali Wilderness is perfect for families and people of all skill levels to see amazing scenery.

The Savage River Loop is a quick and enjoyable 1.9 mile trail. In the summer, both wildlife and wildflowers are abundant. 

Located right before the checkpoint in Denali National Park where private vehicles are restricted. 

Photos: Erik Segerdell and CJ Crosby

Community Photos

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations.

Nearby Lodging

From $30/night

Denali National Park Campgrounds

Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska

From $246/night

Denali Park Village

Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska

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Overall rating: 

Best that you can reach by car

Out of the three strenuous trails strenuous trails close to the visitor center this offers the most break-taking views and landscape once you hit the ridge.

Distance

1.9 Miles

Elevation Gain

623 Feet

Activities

Photography, Hiking

Skill

Beginner

Season

Spring, Summer, Autumn

Type

Loop

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