Today we journey from Anchorage to the heart of Denali National Park. A comfortable shuttle takes us 5 hours to the Denali park entrance where we meet the Camp Denali naturalist bus. Resident naturalist guides narrate this 90-mile, 7-hour drive deep into Denali National Park stopping frequently to learn about the park’s glaciology and flora, cultural heritage and legends, and its incredible mega-fauna. We have good chances of seeing grizzly and black bear, moose, caribou, loons, beaver, dall sheep, and possibly wolves. We learn how different species adapt to life in the subarctic and studies of the impacts of climate change in the high latitudes of North America. Total travel time is 12 hours.
Overnight in the heart of Denali National Park in your own authentic wilderness cabin at Camp Denali. Cabins are heated by a wood-burning stove, lit by propane lamp and each has a water spigot and outhouse just outside the door—flush toilets and hot water showers are in a communal building a short 2- 7 minute walk to the main lodge where meals are served.