A Day in Denali in Pictures

Pictures do a much better job than words to explain what an amazing place this is.



Denali National Park shuttle bus
Getting ready to board the bus.
 
Caribou in in Denali National Park
The first wildlife sighting of many to come.
Denali National Park road
Beautiful Polychrome Pass
 
Mountain goats in Denali National Park
It took sharp eyes to spot these mountain goats.
 
Alaska Range in Denali National Park
The mountain teased us all day,
but wouldn’t reveal herself completely.
Caribou in Denali National Park
Lots of caribou along (and in) the road.



Grizzly bear in Denali National Park
And lots of bears!
 
Grizzly bear in Denali National Park
They are used to the buses
 so up close encounters are common.
Denali National Park
A gorgeous day, and gorgeous scenery.



Mountain goat in Denali National Park
A mountain goat peeks out at us.
Who’s watching who?



Brown bear in Denali National Park
Looking for food, winter will come quickly.




Bull caribou in Denali National Park
What a rack!

Wolf in Denali National Park
A unexpected surprise,
 wolves were hard to find this year.


Denali National Park
A hiker’s paradise.  You can hop on and off the bus
anytime to explore on your own.




Brown bear in Denali National Park
We saw six grizzlies on the trip. 
I am sure many more than that saw us!



Fireweed at Wonder Lake in Denali National Park
Fireweed at Wonder Lake, 
 85 miles inside the park


I have traveled all over the state of Alaska.  It’s one of the most amazing destinations in the world, but one of the most challenging to navigate.  If you’d like help planning a memorable vacation to the Great Land, just send an email to suzette@family-treks.com.