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Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska

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Top Camping Spots in and near Denali National Park and Preserve

  • Healy, Alaska

    Camp at Wonder Lake

    Sitting at mile 85 of the 92 mile park road through Denali National Park, Wonder Lake Campground is an oasis in the wilderness. Wonder Lake is also the the closest you can get to Denali. (Note: You may see the big mountain called Mt. McKinley on maps, but everyone in Alaska calls it Denali.) Pr...
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  • Trapper Creek, Alaska

    Backpack Kesugi Ridge

    27.4 mi / 4650 ft gain
    Kesugi Ridge is a 27.4 mile point-to-point trail from Little Coal Creek to Byer's Lake in Alaska's Denali State Park. To get to the trailhead from Anchorage, take the Park's Highway north to the parking area at Little Coal Creek Trailhead at milepost 163.9. The trail quickly climbs about 1,750 f...
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