Denali, Alaska Hotel and Resort

McKinley Chalet Resort is situated in the heart of the Denali Canyon on the banks of the Nenana River, less than 2 miles from the entrance to Denali National Park. Featuring modern amenities, comfortable accommodations, and warm northern hospitality at the edge of the wilderness, the hotel has everything you need for an unforgettable Denali vacation.

Guests have multiple dining venues to choose from plus the exciting Music of Denali dinner theater at the Gold Nugget Saloon.  Denali Square is a gathering place with fire pits and daily entertainment.  Welcome to Denali National Park and your home base for exploring the area!

Visiting the Denali National Park Service Visitor Center?

We’ve got shuttle services between the lodge and the park. Consult the front desk for shuttle times and locations. If adventure is what you seek, stop by our tour desk where helpful representatives will assist in planning activities like wildlife viewing, river rafting or an ATV adventure.


McKinley Chalet Resort
Mile 238.9 Parks Highway
Denali National Park, Alaska, 99755
Phone: (907) 683-6450


  • 582 Guest Rooms
  • Canyon Steakhouse
  • Karstens Public House
  • Grizzly Grind Espresso
  • Music of Denali Dinner Theater
  • Shuttle to National Park Visitor Center
  • Tour Desk
  • Complimentary Wireless Internet
  • Gift Shop
  • Complimentary Parking
  • Guest Laundry Facilities
  • Coffee Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Non-Smoking Hotel


With two full-service restaurants, bar with a view, grab n’ go espresso bar and a rip-roaring dinner theater experience, the McKinley Chalet Resort has everything to satisfy your appetite on your next trip to Denali! The Denali Square complex includes fire pits, live entertainment, Karstens Public House, and views of the nearby mountains.

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About Denali

The name Denali means “High One” in the Athabascan language. The magnificent mountain is 20,310 feet tall and is the highest peak in North America. Seeing the high one will take your breath away and a Tundra Wilderness Tour provides visitors to Alaska the best opportunity for an up-close view.

Denali National Park and Preserve is six million acres with only one road. The Park is well known for wildlife, including 39 species of mammals, 169 bird species, 14 fish species and one type of amphibian. Visitors to the Park are often on the lookout for “the big five”: bears, moose, wolves, Dall sheep and caribou.

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