Experience Nature Close Up
Denali National Park & Preserves has a total of six campgrounds along the Park Road. The Denali Campgrounds are unique in their location and accessible to certain areas of the park. All are reachable from the entrance area without a vehicle.
To learn more about the Denali campgrounds and to reserve a spot, please visit the National Park Service website.
If you would like to find the location of each denali campground - click on the Area Map icon located on the right-hand corner of this page.
Riley Creek (Mile 0.4)
Riley Creek is located immediately on the left side of the road as you enter the Park from the Parks Highway. 147 sites for both RV’s and tents are nestled among the spruce trees and along Riley Creek, close by the Riley Creek Mercantile, Wilderness Access Center and the Denali Visitor Campus and trails making it the most accessible Denali campground to park amenities. Trails and the Riley Creek Shuttle make getting around easy if you don’t have a car or if you don’t want to drive.
Savage River (Mile 13)
Located 13 miles in from the Parks Highway, Savage River Campground is smaller in size and more remote. Savage River offers 33 sites for tents and RVs provide easy access to great hiking and views of the Outer and Alaska Ranges - including Denali when it is visible.
Sanctuary Campground (Mile 23)
Tucked away off the road, this small Denali campground is available to tent campers and is accessible by bus or on foot only.
Teklanika Campground (Mile 29)
Located beyond the Savage River, Teklanika Campground provides a unique park experience for those wanting more time in the park, and a truly remote camping experience among the backdrop of Cathedral Mountain and the Teklanika River.
Igloo Campground (Mile 35)
Open late May - early September, weather dependent
Igloo Campground is a 5-site Denali campground located at Mile 35 on the Park Road. There is a chemical toilet available; no potable water, hook-ups or other amenities.
Wonder Lake Campground (Mile 85)
This is the furthest Denali campground from the park entrance, Wonder Lake is only available to tent campers and is accessible by Camper Bus (part of the shuttle bus system). When the weather is clear, wake up to the incredible views of Denali and the Alaska Range in their full splendor. The mosquitoes and other biting flies can be quite thick from mid-June until late August so come prepared.