Denali Backcountry Lodge
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TravelPod Member ReviewsDenali Backcountry Lodge Denali National Park and Preserve
A generally well organised and comfortable lodge in this wilderness location.
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... and flew us up and down and across the glaciers so that both sides of the plane got a good view but I'll just let the photos speak for themselves about what we saw.
After that we went back to Talkeetna because Daisy was keen to check out the gift stores and then on we went to Denali. After checking into the Mountain Morning Hostel I decided we should drive a bit further north to Denali to check out where we had to catch the tour bus the next ...
... calf around the cabin. Mama caribou followed behind, chasing the bear. The chase circled her cabin for over an hour. After a bit of silence, Jan peeked out to see the mama and calf running off in one direction and no sight of the bear.
After spotting more flora (forget-me-nots – the Alaska state flower, staghorn moss), we stopped at the Eielson Visitor ...
... posted a Berries, Berries Everywhere entry in the Denali Dispatch blog.
While we were relaxing on a hill after eating our packed lunch, Jan coached Phoebe to do a tundra roll down the hill.
We saw a bear print, but no bears today.
After dinner, Dave & I took a flight over Denali (Mt. McKinley). John, our light plane pilot, flew us completely around Denali turning and dipping the plane so every passenger ...
After a bit of a sleep in to enjoy the luxury of a real bed before I have some more time in the tent I packed up and headed south from Fairbanks towards the Denali National Park. I stopped for a late breakfast at a small town called Nenana which strangely enough sits on the Nenana river. Although the majority of the shops had either closed down or did not appear open, I found an interesting little place that just happened ...
... kept getting so dirty that you could hardly see out them. At some of the stops they had a bucket of dirty water and most of the time half broken squeegees. I am not sure if the cloud cover and rain benefitted us or not but we did see a lot of wildlife along the ride. We saw about three bears out playing around. We also saw some caribou, fox and a moose. The beauty was great even though we had low hanging clouds. After about 4 hours we did turn around and began heading ...