Eielson Road Permit

Denali Park Road Timed Entry

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During five summer weekends, private vehicle permits will allow for visitors to travel the Denali Park Road through taiga forest and open tundra out to Mile 66, Eielson Visitor Center. Visitors may pause to watch wildlife from their vehicle, but must follow wildlife viewing rules and terms of the permit for duration of time at a viewing stop. Plan for eight hours of drive-time round trip. Travel up to Mile 30 is on a two-lane winding, gravel road. After Mile 30 the road reduces to one or one and a half lane width, tight corners and steep slopes requiring careful attention to traffic, slow travel and yielding. 

Eielson Road Permits will be offered for select weekends: July 10–12, July 24–26, August 7–9, August 21–23 and September 4–7. Permits are available 14 days in advance at 10 a.m. AKDT on a rolling daily window. An additional set of permits are also available 48 hours in advance at 10 a.m. AKDT on a rolling daily window.

For more information check out the park's current conditions webpage for answers to Frequently Asked Questions.  

One private vehicle reservation per day; reservation holder must be present in vehicle.

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