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 []

Denali is most famous for being North America's tallest peak , at 20,310 feet, but Denali National Park contains another six million acres of natural land. The park contains low elevation taiga forest, alpine tundra, and a number of usually snowy mountains. There is a veriety of wildlife in this wild park.

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.

Rangers and sled dogs work together here to protect the park. Denali runs a really great program where visitors can interact with the sled dog kennels here. You can read more information about the kennels on the NPS site.


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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