Denali National Park Wilderness Lodges | Kantishna Roadhouse
The Alaskan Native-Corporation owned Kantishna Roadhouse is located at the end of the 95 mile Denali Park road, deep inside the heart of Denali National Park. Kantishna Roadhouse is one of the few lodges located inside Denali National Park & Preserve where only a few people have the chance to stay overnight.
During the day spent your time exploring the wonders and magic of Denali National Park. Daily you can choose between several guided hikes from easy, moderate to strenuous. Guided hikes leave the Roadhouse daily and last for two to six hours. Hiking is an excellent opportunity to explore and learn about the wildlife and flora of the Kantishna Hills from one of the experienced Naturalist Guides. Kantishna Roadhouse also has an on-site dog kennel and offers dog-sled demonstrations from an experienced Iditarod dog handler. There are more wilderness activities available including fly fishing in Moose Creek, mountain biking, gold panning at the Historic Kantishna mining district. You can also take a flightseeing tour to Mt. McKinley. At night you can join for evening presentations including Alaskan storytellers, authors, geologists, bird specialists, or naturalists. If energy is left, join the evening excursion to Wonder Lake to view the Mountain and Alpenglow colors.
After a long day filled with activities, enjoy a delicious meal in one of the two dining rooms. All meals at Kantishna are freshly prepared with the finest ingredients. Vegetables are grown in their own greenhouse and bread is baked daily on premises. All meals and snacks are provided during your stay. For guests going on day hikes, the kitchen prepares nutritious sack lunches for the trail. One of the most popular meeting areas is the Saloon, the only full-service saloon in the Denali Park backcountry. Here you can enjoy a great selection of fine wines, Alaskan beers, as well as all traditional spirits and libations.
Board the private bus at the train station in Denali Village and enjoy the 6 hr scenic ride alongside the park road. Board the bus, sit back, enjoy the scenery, look out for wildlife and towering Mt. McKinley. Your experienced driver informs you about the history of Denali National Park, its diverse wildlife and flora. Once a bear, caribou or another animal has been spotted the bus will stop that everyone can watch and take pictures.
01:30 PM Depart Denali Park Depot
08:00 PM Arrive Kantishna Roadhouse
06:30 AM Depart Kantishna Roadhouse
11:30 AM Arrive Denali Park Depot
▶ 2 -Nights Cabin Accommodation with private bath
▶ Denali National Park Fee
▶ Round Trip Transportation from / to Denali Park Entrance
▶ All Meals and Snacks
▶ Guided Hiking, Interpretive Programs, Dog Sled Demonstrations
▶ Mountain Bike Rental, Fishing Equipment Rental
▶ Evening Excursions
▶ Tour Documentation & Sightseeing Information
▶ $8.50 Borough Tax | Person | Night