National Park

Denali Dog Policy

Denali National Park is Somewhat Dog Friendly

Dogs Not Allowed
Dogs Allowed
with 6' Leash & Exceptions []
Dogs Allowed
with 6' Leash & Exceptions []

Centered on Denali, the tallest and highest prominence mountain in North America, Denali is serviced by a single road leading to Wonder Lake. Denali and other peaks of the Alaska Range are covered with long glaciers and boreal forest. Wildlife includes grizzly bears, Dall sheep, Porcupine caribou, and wolves.[1]

Denali National Park is a somewhat dog friendly park. Dogs are only allowed on a couple of trails at Denali, but are allowed on roads, and at several campgrounds.

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Pet Policy Details
7408 mi2
Annual Visitors

Trail Policy

Dogs are not allowed on most trails at Denali National Park.

They are allowed on the following two trails on 6' leashes:

  • Roadside Trail
  • Bike Path

Campground Policy

Dogs are allowed at several campgrounds while on a 6' leash:

  • Teklanika River Campground
  • Savage River Campground
  • Riley Creek Campground

Dogs are not allowed at the following campgrounds:

  • Wonder Lake Campground
  • Igloo Creek Campground
  • Sanctuary River Campground

Road Policy

Dogs are allowed on roads, parking lots, and campground roads on a 6' leash.

Location & Map

Denali Park

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[1] Overview text from the Wikipedia article List of national parks of the United States, which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.

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