Travel Blogs from Cantwell
Today we said good bye to Talkeetna after breakfast and got back on our bus for the drive to Denali National Part. It's our last day with our driver Jeff. We stopped at 229 Parks restaurant and picked up our gourmet box lunch. Once we got to The park we were able to eat before boarding the bus to Kantiahna Roadhouse. The roadhouse lodge is our last ...
... 3% of the park's bears!
Cotton grass - white flowers
White throated agrees
Fungi galore -- Kei hope you'd like to identify pics of them with me!
Monkshood - purple flowers
White Spruce Trees
Black Apruce Trees
Long tail Yeager ...
... out 5 moose, no bears, and any number of mountain peaks and glaciers on
our way to Denali. At over 20,000 feet, the mountain is usually shrouded in clouds, so we felt very fortunate, today, that the top was clear and we were able to see it. Not sure if the same was true for those on the ground as we of course were above the clouds.
We returned to the campground and then started toward Cantwell. ...
... it was looking good and we took a few minutes to run up to Hatcher pass. The road to the pass was closed because of the snow still on the ground. We got to see a gold mining camp and the mountains and the river were beautiful as always. There was an immature female moose along the side of the road on the way back.
We had dinner with the wedding party and then headed into town to get a shower and work out at the gym. When ...
... the park), Grizzly Bears, Moose, Red Fox, etc.) is encountered and for the spectacular views. Mt McKinley, both peaks, was visible on my first park encounter; although the north peak is steeper, the south peak is taller. The Golden Eagles and Harriers are a treat to watch soar and
gully glide for food. The awesome scenery I will leave ...