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Eielson Visitor Center

Park Road, Mile 66, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
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Amazing views of Denali!

This visitor center is designed for viewing Denali. You can see it (if you are lucky) from the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lisa L
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Franklin, Minnesota
Great Visitor Center with Excellent Displays

It only takes about 15-30 minutes to see the exhibits but it has wonderful views out front that you... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2017
jettag1950
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Denver, Colorado
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 19:00
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Park Road, Mile 66, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This visitor center is designed for viewing Denali. You can see it (if you are lucky) from the visitor center or can also hike from the area to higher and lower vantage points.

Thank Lisa L
Reviewed 28 September 2017

It only takes about 15-30 minutes to see the exhibits but it has wonderful views out front that you will want to spend three times that amount of time just sitting and watching.

Thank jettag1950
Reviewed 28 September 2017

The view of Denali is amazing from the visitor center. There's an alpine hike that I highly recommend. There is a ranger that leaves from the visitor center at noon that you can go with. We thought it would be a great way to be...More

Thank astrokarupin
Reviewed 24 September 2017

On our bus tour this was one of several stops we made. It’s a wonderful center with a 3D model of Denali and surrounding area, great bathrooms, hiking paths you can take and if the weather is clear a great view of Denali.

Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 20 September 2017

The center is carved on the side of a cliff and has a beautiful view of mount Mc Kinley. It is modern, rest rooms are clean. Limited food and drinks available, nice educational displays.

Thank derbunker
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Great stop along the way to the backcountry. The bathrooms are well maintained and the rangers are helpful. Good view of Denali if no clouds.

Thank hjensen90
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This is the Mid point of the bus ride into Denali National Park. Great views and wildlife along the way. Bus drivers are really great for information. Long ride but it is sure worth it

Thank Adair W
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

This is THE place in Denali National Park to see Mt. Denali. We were so lucky that the weather cooperated, the sun emerged and we had a breathtaking view. The visitor center was useful for good quality bathrooms and hiking information. We opted for a...More

Thank TravelFan48105
Reviewed 4 September 2017

This is out in what feels like the middle of nowhere, but is beautifully done. Restrooms are open in the AM before the visitors center is open (always good to know).

Thank hmbfox2
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We took the 4 hour (one way) Denali bus to this Visitor Center and really enjoyed it. Lots of great hikes from this spot, and picnic tables outside, space to sit comfortably inside, great exhibits and interesting movies. Even has few lockers for those who...More

Thank EWashDC59
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Geraldine W
27 May 2017|
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Response from Caroline S | Reviewed this property |
You can book once you get to the Center, but it probably helps to try to do this ahead of time if you can. If you're asking whether you have to take a guided hike there, no - you can do one yourself.
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907debrab
15 June 2016|
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Response from Lqchar | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a stop about 30 miles in on the trip.
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