Denali National Park Campgrounds & RV Parks
There are six campgrounds in Denali National Park. Riley Creek (mp 0.25), Savage River (mp 14), and Teklanika River (mp 29), allow RV camping as well as tent camping. The maximum RV length is 40 feet. Even though vehicles are restricted on the park road, you can drive to these sites with your permit and campground reservation. Sanctuary River (mp 22), Igloo Creek (mp 35) , and Wonder Lake (mp 85) are tent only campgrounds. To get to your site, you'll board the park shuttle bus near the park entrance.
Ready to camp but don't have the equipment?
Here's our list of recommended RV companies in Alaska. If you'd like to tent camp, contact Alaska Outdoor Outfitter & Gear Rentals. You can rent your tent, sleeping bags, coolers, camp stoves, hiking clothes, and more. Tell them your plans and they'll recommend the perfect rental package.
Denali National Park
Entrance Area RV Parks & Campgrounds
The family-run Denali Grizzly Bear Resort offers a variety of accommodations, great amenities, and amazing views of mountains and the Nenana River. And its location, six miles south of the Denali National Park Visitors Center but outside the main tourist area, means you’ll have easy park access without feeling crowded. Choose from their hotel rooms, private cabins, or campground.
Denali Outdoor Center offers economy cabin rentals and secluded camping on the shores of Otto Lake in Healy, Alaska. Their private 30 acre property is just far enough off the beaten path to find a real sense of Alaskan tranquility. However, they are located only 2 miles south of Healy and 10 miles north of the Denali National Park entrance. So, while the cabins and campsites provide one of the most peaceful experiences and spectacular views ...more
Within Denali National Park
Igloo Creek is one of three tent-only campgrounds in the park. Situated right next to the creek, it is a great place to relax and enjoy the wilderness and the area around the campground offers great hiking opportunities.
Sanctuary Campground is a 7 site campground located at Mile 23 on the Park Road. It is open only to tent campers.
Teklanika (aka “Tek”) River Campground is can be found at mile 29 on the Denali Park Road. It is the second largest campground in the park, offering 53 sites for RVs and tents.