Tracks & Trails: Discovering Denali With Your Grandchild
Set out on an adventure as big as Alaska itself as you hike in Denali's wilderness, raft the Nenana River, visit a sled dog kennel and learn about Native Alaskan culture!
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Program No. 2515RJ
8 days
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At a Glance

Venture deep into the wilds of Alaska with your grandchild as you uncover subarctic secrets in Denali National Park! Search the landscape for signs of caribou, moose, Dall sheep, grizzly bear, wolves and a host of smaller creatures. Follow in the actual footsteps of the animals that have walked these paths before you, and learn from real-life explorers about winter wilderness survival in Alaska. And top it all off with a rafting adventure on the Nenana River!
Activity Level
Outdoor: No Sweat
Walking up to three miles daily on varied terrain. Class II and mild Class III whitewater rapids during the Scenic Wilderness raft adventure. Elevations change between 500 and 2,000 feet.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Watch for wildlife on an epic day-long journey into the Denali National Park wilderness.
  • Meet the four-legged heroes of Denali at the only park in the US National Park system with a kennel of working sled dogs!
  • Delve into the history and traditions of Alaska's natives as you work with your grandchild to make your own spirit mask.
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