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New in 2016, this airy log cab­in with a sleep­ing loft and spi­ral stair­case sits on a bench with a view of the Alas­ka Range. The loca­tion inside the Tent Loop of the K’esugi Ken Camp­ground — close to the sim­i­lar Tokosha Cab­in — fea­tures a short walk from park­ing and excep­tion­al recre­ation poten­tial. On a sun­ny day with crys­tal air, the sight of Denali’s white mas­sif glim­mer­ing on the north­west­ern hori­zon might take your breath.

The cab­in is occu­pied by a camp­ground host dur­ing sum­mer, with pub­lic rentals usu­al­ly (but not always) lim­it­ed to the Sep­tem­ber through May peri­od. (It’s worth check­ing for a rare sum­mer opening.)

New in 2016, this log cab­in with a sleep­ing loft and spi­ral stair­case has an amaz­ing panoram­ic view of the Alas­ka Range. The loca­tion inside the Tent Loop of the K’esugi Ken Camp­ground — close to the sim­i­lar Hunter Cab­in — fea­tures a short walk from park­ing and excep­tion­al recre­ation potential. 

14′ x 16′ Cab­in on Byers Lake that sleeps up to 6.

12′ x 28′ road acces­si­ble cab­in that sleeps up to 6

12′ x 16′ cab­in on shore of Byers Lake. Sleeps 6

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Fan­tas­tic views of Denali (McKin­ley) on a clear day. Pic­nic area, bath­rooms, and 20 campsites. 

73 camp­ing sites, 3 pub­lic use cab­ins, and hik­ing trails. Guid­ed day hikes, kayak rentals, and kayak tours available.

New­ly opened in 2017, this com­plex has a ranger sta­tion, 32 RV sites, 10 camp­sites, 3 pub­lic use cab­ins and more

One of the best Denali (McKin­ley) view­points on a clear day. Also pic­nic sites, bath­room, and 9 campsites. 

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Season: Mid-May to Mid-Sept $99+

Reopen­ing in 2022. See web­site for oth­er Princess prop­er­ties open in 2021. This lodge offers spec­tac­u­lar views of Mount McKin­ley and is sit­u­at­ed with­in Denali State Park on the banks of the Chulit­na Riv­er. Rooms offer nine-foot ceil­ings and fans; some offer amaz­ing moun­tain views. When you’re not in your room, relax in the Great Room with its huge stone fire­place and floor-to-ceil­ing win­dows. Or, step out­side and stroll one of the three nature  ...more

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