Talkeetna Guided Hiking
Single and multi-day hikes in Denali State Park from Talkeetna. Easy lakeside strolls to steep climbs with views of Mt. Denali on a clear day.
Go hiking in the Alaskan wilderness, but bookend your hike with a spectacular helicopter ride. Lift off from Talkeetna for a short, scenic flight into the boreal forest around town. Then get ready to start hiking with your experienced naturalist guide. You’ll get great views of Denali, the Alaska Range, and countless mountain peaks as you walk through the alpine tundra of the South Denali area — it’s a hiker’s paradise only accessible by chopper. ...more
This fly-in lodge on a private lake in the Talkeetna Mountains is a great place to unplug. It is also an ideal destination to escape the crowds as the lodge only accommodates small groups of 10 or less. Take guided hikes to look for wildlife and enjoy nature, kayak, go fishing, pick wild berries, or just relax and enjoy the peace and blissful views.
Get out there on one or more of these super-accessible trips, which range from easy nature walks to strenuous alpine multi-day treks. You’ll not only get a healthy dose of scenery, you’ll also exercise your body, mind, and soul. In winter, marvel at frozen waterfalls, snowshoe treks and even heli-snowshoeing!
Get a unique view of the Alaskan wilderness on a four- or seven-day backpacking trip through the backcountry. You’ll be trekking on Kesugi Ridge in Denali State Park, with magnificent views of Mt. McKinley and of course plenty of wildlife to spot along the way. Your experienced naturalist guide will be with you the whole way, cooking up great meals at your campsites. You should be fit enough to carry a pack up moderate hills, though you’ll ...more
Escape to the Talkeetna Mountains for a luxurious getaway at Stephan Lake Lodge, a remote 6‑bedroom full-service lodge located on a private lake. With access to 40,000 acres of private land, guests can experience breathtaking Alaskan scenery while kayaking, fishing, hiking, or simply relaxing by the fireplace.
Explore Alaska on foot — take a scenic day hike into the South Denali area. Choose one of 3 great hikes; from an easy, 2‑mile stroll to a moderately strenuous 5½-hour hike. You’ll get spectacular views and see plenty of wildlife as you trek with your experienced naturalist guide. Depending on the hike you may pass pristine lakes, see an old pioneer’s cabin, catch a glimpse of Mt. McKinley, and even have the chance to spot foraging bears. These ...more