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in the Denali area range from Anderson to
Cantwell, and offer many of the amenities
that travelers seek. They have the added
bonus of usually being able to book group
sites for visitors traveling together.
So, what is “boondocking?” It refers to
the practice of finding a pullout, gravel
pit, or other location to camp outside of
a designated campground. While there
are many places in Alaska where this is
possible, it is important to note:
In some areas, boondocking is
permitted with a land use fee.
Be aware of generator noise to homes or
businesses that may be nearby.
Pull-outs are often visited by truck
drivers for breaks during their routes,
so they are often noisier than they
Private property isn’t always labeled.
Know the current fire conditions and
dangers of the area you choose. Make
sure all campfires are on bare ground
with a proper ring to contain the fire,
and that the fire is fully extinguished
before you leave.
In the Denali area, most of the easily accessible
locations are on property owned by Ahtna, Inc,
The Alaska Railroad or the State of Alaska. Many
– but not all of these locations – do have “no
camping” signs. Always make sure to check!
DENALI RV PARK AND MOTEL
245.1 Parks Hwy, Healy • (907) 683-1500
NENANA RV PARK & CAMPGROUND
www.nenanacamping.com• (907) 888-5358
DENALI GRIZZLY BEAR RESORT
Mile 231.1 George Parks Hwy • www.DenaliGrizzlyBear.com
McKINLEY PARK VILLAGE
There are many unique and beautiful private campgrounds located throughout the Denali Borough.
Some are private and secluded, others are amidst the hustle & bustle of mainstream Denali –
but all guarantee a site with a view, the opportunity to rest and recharge, the flexibility to travel at
your own pace. Interested in renting an RV for your trip? We recommend Go North RV & Car Rental
(www.gonorth-alaska.com) with gravel road permitted vehicles and locations in Fairbanks &
Anchorage, you’ll be able to plan the road trip you’ve been dreaming about! Visit www.discoverdenali.
org/camp for more camping information.