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 the Native Alaskan culture!
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Program No. 2515RJ
8 days
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At a Glance

Bring your grandchild to Alaska and Denali National Park and uncover the secrets of the subarctic together with expert field educators. Search the landscape for signs of caribou, moose, Dall sheep, grizzly bear, wolves and a host of smaller creatures. Interpret the signs of animals that have walked these paths before you and learn from local explorers about the art of climbing Denali and 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 ...

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