Choose Your Pace: Hike & Explore Denali’s Backcountry Wilderness

Explore one of Alaska’s premier parks as you hike at your pace, learn with expert educators and travel 90 miles into the heart of Denali to stay at a backcountry lodge.
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Program No. 22254RJ
9 days
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At a Glance

Denali National Park's wilderness area takes center stage on this backcountry hiking adventure. Explore the Park's unique subarctic ecology with local expert educators, and get to know Denali in a way that few visitors are able. Journey into the heart the Park and stay for three nights at a backcountry lodge nestled into the tundra. Pick your pace each day and set out on expert-led backcountry hikes that explore Denali's sweeping tundra and unparalleled beauty.
Activity Level
Outdoor: Choose Your Pace
Each day, choose from multiple hiking options based on your desired level of challenge and pace, ranging from 4-9 miles on varied terrain. Elevation change during hikes can range from 400' to 2000'
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Watch for grizzly bear, Dall sheep, moose, and caribou in Denali National Park.
  • Stretch your legs and minds on expert-led hikes throughout the week across alpine tundra, through boreal forests, and beside mountain lakes.
  • Spend three nights at a backcountry lodge exploring Denali’s wilderness in the shadow of the Alaska Range.
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