Denali National Park & Preserve

Denali National Park & Preserve

Scenic Spots in Denali

Primrose Ridge

Primrose Ridge is an excellent day or overnight hike. The ridge rises 1,500 feet above the park road, and consists mostly of dry tundra and rolling hills. Water can be difficult to find depending on the weather. On a clear day, Denali may be visible from the top of ...

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Stony Dome

Stony and Little Stony Creeks flow north from steep ridges, through deep canyons, with occasional waterfalls in feeder streams. The hills consist mostly of exposed rock and loose scree. Wildflowers are abundant. Directions Miles 54.2-63.0. Stony Creek Bridge, Stony Hill overlook, and Highway ...

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Stony Hill

Stony Creek winds north through two deep canyons of multi-colored rock. At the junction of Stony Creek and Boundary Creek, the landscape opens to an expansive view of the lower Stony Creek valley. Stony Hill rises above Big and Little Stony Creeks, providing an impressive view of Denali. Thorofare ...

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Sunrise and Sunset Glaciers

Good views of Denali and other peaks in the Alaska Range. The Thorofare River flows through a wide valley descending to the Thorofare River Bar. This wide gravel bar is the safest place to cross the Thorofare River. Due to the wide-open nature of the river bar, it can ...

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Upper Glacier Creek

Glacier Creek flows south between steep slopes to the east and the Muldrow Glacier to the west. The Muldrow Glacier is the largest north-flowing glacier in Alaska, pushing down into this region as a mixture of rock and ice. Proper equipment and training are necessary for glacier travel. Small ...

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Windy Creek

Windy Creek is one of the two backcountry units south of the Alaska Range. It tends to receive more precipitation than units north of the Range. Glacial valleys have steep walls, with the upper elevations, consisting of loose rock, climbing above 5000?. The lowlands are made up of mixed spruce ...

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