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Day Two: Denali National Park & Talkeetna

TALKEETNA: After a continental breakfast, enjoy a morning of leisure to visit the National Park headquarters. Films of the Denali region, the wildlife and birds are shown daily. Hiking trails from easy to steep, offer all guests the opportunity to enjoy the park in their timing. Finally the new science center peaks the biologist in all of us, to read, learn and discover facts and fiction of this boreal forest. Ranger talks are also available and will offer something for everyone. Just tell your guide where you would like to go for the morning. Check-out will be by 11 AM and departing the park area by noon.

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Denali Flightseeing & Glacier Landing

This magnificent flight takes you within six miles of Mt. McKinley’s summit. As your flight departs Talkeetna, you begin to see how the last ice age has shaped the land. Moments later you enter a world of rugged high mountain peaks and wide glacier filled valleys. Listen as your pilot describes the natural wonders of Denali National Park. See the Sheldon Amphitheater, beautiful Ruth Glacier, and the Great Gorge (the world’s deepest – almost 2 miles from top to bottom). “No visit is complete without this experience!” Land on the Sheldon Amphitheatre glacier beneath Mt. McKinley. The aircraft are equipped with skis, floats, and voice activated headphones. Passengers, each with comfortable window seats, enjoy narration by an experienced pilot-guide highlighting points of interest including geology, wildlife, and history. Flight time is 1.5 hrs and includes a glacier landing.

Overnight this evening at your Talkeetna accommodations. Dinner can be enjoyed at one of several restaurants in Talkeetna, including the Wild Flower Café, the Mile High Pizza Pie and several others.

After your river trip spend some time in the heart of Talkeetna. With many shops and Museums to explore, you will enjoy every second in this quaint little town. Overnight at a beautiful Lodge.

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Talkeetna Area Lodging

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