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Campgrounds of Denali

Igloo Creek Campground

  • Size & Cost: 7 sites, $17 per site
  • Open: June through September
  • Reservations: In person only within 48 hours
  • Location: Mile 35 of the Denali Park Road, access by shuttle only.
  • Amenities: Vault toilets
  • Demand: Moderate. This campground is very small and primitive, and available for tents only. It is sometimes full during the high summer season.

Riley Creek Campground

  • Size & Cost: 147 sites, $27-$34 per site
  • Open: May through September
  • Reservations: Privately managed, Reserve Online
  • Location: At the beginning of the Denali Park Road, just off of Alaska Highway 3.
  • Amenities: Running water, flush toilets, fire rings and picnic tables – showers, laundry, dump station and campstore nearby
  • Demand: Very high. This campground is the main frontcountry campground in the park, and is always full during peak visitation. Reservations strongly suggested.

Sanctuary River Campground

  • Size & Cost: 7 sites, $17 per site
  • Open: June through September
  • Reservations: In person only within 48 hours
  • Location: Mile 23 of the Denali Park Road, access by shuttle only
  • Amenities: Vault toilets, fire rings and picnic tables
  • Demand: Moderate. This campground is very small and primitive, and available for tents only. It is sometimes full during the high summer season.

Savage River Campground

  • Size & Cost: 33 sites, $27-$34 per site
  • Open: June through September
  • Reservations: Privately managed, Reserve Online
  • Location: Mile 13 of the Denali Park Road
  • Amenities: Running water, flush toilets, fire rings and picnic tables
  • Demand: Very high. This campground is the smaller frontcountry campground in the park, and the only one other than Riley Creek that lies along the paved portion of the Denali Park Road. It is quite popular, and is always full during peak visitation.

Teklanika River Campground

  • Size & Cost: 53 sites, $27 per site
  • Open: June through September
  • Reservations: Privately managed, Reserve Online
  • Location: Mile 29 of the Denali Park Road, access by shuttle or special permit only
  • Amenities: Running water, flush toilets, fire rings and picnic tables
  • Demand: Extreme. This campground is known as simply “Tek” in the Denali community. Although it lies 15 miles beyond where the road is closed to private vehicles, those with reservations are allowed to drive their vehicle to Tek once, and the vehicle must stay there until checkout. It is extremely popular, and is always full during peak visitation. Reservations virtually mandatory.

Wonder Lake Campground

  • Size & Cost: 28 sites, $23 per site
  • Open: June through September
  • Reservations: Privately managed, Reserve Online
  • Location: Mile 85 of the Denali Park Road, access by shuttle only
  • Amenities: Running water, flush toilets and picnic tables – no fires are allowed
  • Demand: High. This campground is extremely popular. It is the campground furthest inside the park, and the area provides some of the most iconic views of Denali. Reservations strongly suggested.

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