Caribou Lodge Alaska

P.O. Box 706 , Talkeetna, Alaska, 99676, United States | Hotel
 

Travel Blogs from Talkeetna

The ride through Broad Pass

A travel blog entry by jdswed

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... participate in a mountaineering class. We get to land here to drop them off. The weather holds for us but we need to skirt a rain cell as we go in. The views improve as we go. It is so nice to be back in the range. I have several hundred hours flying in fixed wing or helicopter while I worked here as the South District ranger for Denali. I was responsible for the mountaineering program here which involved search and rescue responsibilities. ...

Denali National Park

A travel blog entry by wcattell

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Unlike Yellowstone which allows private vehicles to be driven within the park, Private vehicles are generally prohibited beyond the 13 mile marker of Park road which runs through the centre of the park. If you are camping at the Teklanika Camp ground (mile 29) you can drive your vehicle there, but it must remain parked until you drive back out. So instead of driving your own car through the park ...

Our travels - Talkeetna to Mt McKinley and Denali

A travel blog entry by gptimson

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... takes 10 minutes to walk down if you do so at a slow pace. The town in the television series Northern Exposure is modelled on Talkeetna. Tourism is the main driver of Talkeetna's economy. I'd say there are more gift shops and tour operators in Talkeetna than any other business. You can go white water rafting, do a scenic flight, go dog sledding, quad bike riding! We choose to go to theTwisted Cafe and Brewhouse and had a delicious lunch - pulled pork and ...

Trip to Talkeetna & flightseeing

A travel blog entry by mazb10

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... addition to the road bridge because people had been hit by cars when stopping to look at the views.

I turned off the Parks Highway onto the Talkeetna Spur Road & thankfully there was a gas station as I was too low on fuel to get back to Palmer & didn't think there would be a gas station in Talkeetna itself. Just a little further on there was a fantastic sight of sea planes on Fish Lake, it was such a bright & still morning & with the trees reflected in ...

These boots are made for (snow) walking

A travel blog entry by robsons

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... window. Geeze Louise, people say Australia is full of dangerous animals but at least our plants haven't been watching Day of the Triffids!
Saw a massive orange toadstool straight out of Alice in Wonderland along the trail (also poisonous natch).

Trappers camp had heaps of different real fur pelts including black and brown bears, minks, otter, beaver, coyote, fox & musk rat.

The black bear was shot by the jet boat ...

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