Gate Creek Cabins
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- Shuttle bus service
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- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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A wonderful and welcome slow start to the day. We started the day with coffee at 10:30 and then shuttle bus to the Denali National Part Visitors Centre. What an impressive visitors centre! We spent about about an hour and a half watching a beautiful movie called 'Heartbeat of Denali' showing Denali in all seasons (it had minimal narration and just left us to enjoy the changing scenery and animal/plant/human activities is each season) and reading/playing with ...
... ID to prove you are entitled to dinner/breakfast/tour. The trip in the bus was fun - the driver was full of 'bear' stories but also interesting information about the area. He told us that in Alaska they have four seasons - Almost Winter, Winter, Still Winter and Construction. There's certainly plenty going on during Construction! On the way from Fairbanks to Denali, we joined the '30% Club' because we saw Mt McKinley ...
... In the beginning, it wasn’t too windy, but it got very windy for the last half of the trip. It was really cold during that part.
We saw a lot of cool sights. Our guide took us up a creek that he cannot usually go into. The water level today was the highest he had seen yet this year. As we went in, we could see the grasses alongside the riverbank have been disturbed. This was evidence that a bear had been ...
... expedited. They arrived five minutes before we had to meet. Whew, that was close!!!
It was down to a drizzle when we arrived at the stables. We were given a horse and mounted up!! As always, after I was in the saddle, they made a comment about my horse being a little difficult. That happens almost every time I get on a horse!!
As we started, my horse wanted to go a different direction. I ...
... rained all day and was windy and cold. Perfect day to hang out. We're calling today as our staging day :) All the campers we've talked to today have been to Denali and are now going South, where we came from. It was good to talk with them to get some more information about what to expect and know. We are very excited, can you tell. Tomorrow we will be staying in Denali State Park and then go on to an RV park where we wait to go into Denali National Park and ...