Denali National Park & Preserve

Denali National Park & Preserve

Horseshoe Lake Hike

Offered daily at 10:00 am, the Horseshoe Lake Hike starts from the Denali Visitor Center, mile 1.5 on the Park Road. Parking is available at the center. No sign-up is required - simply arrive at the center a few minutes before the hike begins.

The hike is slow paced, though the trail does vary from easy to moderate at various points. In wet weather, the trail can be muddy in areas. The hike lasts about 2 hours.

Offered: June 8 - mid-September / daily at 10:00 am

Difficulty: Moderate

Distance: 3 miles round-trip

Highlights: Scenic views of Horseshoe Lake and the Nenana River; occasional sightings of beaver and other wildlife

Elevation change: ~250 feet

Grade: 20% sections

Width: 60 inches

Surface: Native soils with roots and rocks

Denali National Park & Preserve
P.O. Box 9
Denali Park,AK,99755
Phone: (907) 683 2294
Email: [email protected]