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Best trails in Denali National Park

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Looking for a great trail near Denali National Park, Alaska? AllTrails has 28 great hiking trails, trail running trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 11 moderate trails in Denali National Park ranging from 0.9 to 8.5 miles and from 1,394 to 3,713 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Denali National Park
Top trails (28)
#1 - Mount Healy Overlook Trail
Denali National Park
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Length: 4.3 mi • Est. 2 h 52 m
Mount Healy Overlook Trail is a 4.3 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Denali National Park, Alaska that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offersShow more
#2 - Horseshoe Lake Trail
Denali National Park
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 1 h 7 m
Horseshoe Lake Trail is a 2.1 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Denali National Park, Alaska that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity Show more
#3 - Savage Alpine Trail
Denali Wilderness
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 2 h 36 m
Please note that this trail may occasionally close due to bear sightings. The more strenuous Savage Alpine Trail runs more than four miles, and connects the Savage River area with Savage River CampgrShow more
#4 - Triple Lakes Trail
Denali National Park
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Length: 18.5 mi • Est. 9 h 57 m
Triple Lakes Trail is a 18.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Denali National Park, Alaska that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activiShow more
#5 - Thorofare Ridge Trail
Denali Wilderness
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 1 h 32 m
Note: Trail can be CLOSED due to bear activity. Please check with the park page for more information. The Eielson Alpine Trail is a very steep hike of around 1,000 feet. The trail is a bit less than Show more
#6 - Bison Gulch
Denali National Park
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Length: 7 mi • Est. 5 h 26 m
You can bring your dog for the first mile, but after that point there are no dogs allowed. Show more
#7 - Ermine Hill Trail
Denali State Park
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Length: 6.9 mi • Est. 3 h 54 m
Ermine Hill Trail is a 6.9 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Denali National Park, Alaska that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a numberShow more
#8 - Sugar Loaf Ridge
Denali National Park, Alaska
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Length: 4.3 mi • Est. 3 h 34 m
Sugar Loaf Ridge is a 4.3 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Denali National Park, Alaska that features a great forest setting and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily usShow more
#9 - Rock Creek Trail
Denali National Park
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Length: 4.4 mi • Est. 2 h 25 m
Rock Creek Trail is a 4.4 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Denali National Park, Alaska that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number Show more
#10 - Gorge Creek
Denali Wilderness
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Length: 3.8 mi • Est. 2 h 16 m
Mountains, Glaciers, Bears, Elk, Dall Sheep. The hike begins with a steep descent down to the braided Gorge Creek. The bed is rocky and tricky to walk on, watch your step among the rocks. Head upstShow more
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