Alerts in Effect

Alerts in Effect

Travel Notice: Please see Alaska's COVID-19 Traveler Guidelines containing information, health mandates, and advisories for anyone traveling to Alaska from the lower 48 and international destinations.


Socially Distant, but Close to Nature

We are redefining the guest experience to meet safety guidelines while maximizing your vacation. Find out more >


HIGH CALL VOLUME ALERT

As the coronavirus situation evolves, we want to let you know that speaking with a reservations associate in our contact center may take longer than usual. The fastest and easiest way to book reservations is through our online booking engine.

For guests looking to cancel or refund their 2022 reservation, we recommend filling out our Customer Support form on the Contact Us page.


Updated 10.25.2022


DENALI PARK ROAD

Due to the Pretty Rocks Landslide at Mile 45 of the Denali Park Road, the destination for Transit and the Tundra Wilderness Tours will be Mile 43 of the Denali Park Road for the entire 2023 season. To learn more about the Pretty Rocks Landslide and the improvements being made in the Polychrome area of Denali National Park and Preserve, please click on the links provided.


TRANSPORTATION

Visitors are not required to wear a facial covering but facial coverings are recommended while aboard the buses. Visitors should bring their own adequate supplies for hand sanitation. For more information on NPS Coronavirus response click here.

Reservations for bus service are strongly recommended.


CAMPGROUNDS

Wonder Lake and Igloo Campgrounds will be closed for the 2023 season. All other campgrounds will be open. Reservations for campgrounds are strongly recommended.

Campers are asked to slow down and do their part in maintaining social distancing.  Campers are encouraged to bring all supplies for adequate sanitation. Potable water sources are available at the Riley Creek Campground, Savage River Campground, and Teklanika Campgrounds. It is the responsibility of each camper to understand current Alaska State Health Mandates and the applicability to their camping experience.  Please remember to:

  • Stay home if you’re feeling sick
  • Practice social distancing
  • Wash your hands with soap and water frequently. If water is not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol 
  • When possible, avoid touching surfaces

TRANSIT BUSES

Toklat River Not offered in 2023
Eielson Visitor Center Not offered in 2023
Wonder Lake Not Offered in 2023
Kantishna Not Offered in 2023
Discovery Hike Available in 2023
East Fork Available in 2023
Camper Bus Available in 2023

IN PARK OPERATIONS

The Denali Bus Depot and Riley Creek Mercantile will only accept credit/debit cards in 2023. Cash will not be accepted at either location.

The health and safety of our visitors and park employees is our top priority. Please continue to check the website for updates.  We look forward to seeing you soon, and we appreciate your understanding.


Resources:

CDC website:
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

National Park Service Pubic Health Update webpage:
https://www.nps.gov/aboutus/news/public-health-update.htm

Denali National Park & Preserve Current Conditions:
https://www.nps.gov/dena/planyourvisit/conditions.htm