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Now called Denali Bus Station

Why they changed the name, I have no idea! I think it's just so you can be thoroughly confused... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
Wilsonville, Alabama
Everything about the backcountry

Actually its is integrated in the visitor center. There are at least two Rangers from 8 am to 5 pm... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
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Mile 0.75 Park Road, Denali National Park, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
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Reviewed 8 September 2018

Why they changed the name, I have no idea! I think it's just so you can be thoroughly confused. Yes, it is the origin and conclusion of the Into-the-Park Busses. But there is also a Park Connection Bus with another Bus Station, a Denali town...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2018

Actually its is integrated in the visitor center. There are at least two Rangers from 8 am to 5 pm, who answer every question about the park and help you with plans about backcountry camping. It is a great organisation!

Thank Alex N
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Park staff are very helpful but this is really the bus terminal for trips into the park - very confusing for most visitors to the park.

Thank alannsarah
Reviewed 19 August 2018

We had a 7 am shuttle to Eileson Visitor Center that left out of the Wilderness Access Center. There are restrooms and a small gift shop and a small cafe (drinks mostly) inside. Although there were multiple shuttles and many people waiting for theirs, it...More

Thank Nicole B
Reviewed 13 August 2018

The Wilderness Access Center, now known as the "Denali Bus Depot," is not a destination or attraction in and of itself. It is a meeting place for visitors to catch the tour or transit bus into the park that is run by a third-party concessionaire....More

2  Thank Kris_K_D
Reviewed 12 August 2018

The name is confusing - this is basically the Denali bus terminal. the layout and signage is also confusing. NPS needs to make it more user-friendly.

Thank Kwad1
Reviewed 10 August 2018

This is where you would go to schedule a bus tour. But, wait, there's more - they also sell trail mix by the pound (10-12 bins of various trail mix types).

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We visited the Denali National Park in July 2018. We booked for a transit bus until Eielson Visitor centre. The Wilderness Access Center (WAC) is the starting point for all bus tours. You have a huge parking lot just in front of WAC to park...More

Thank JananiPugazh
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Recently they are changing name to the Denali Bus Depot and it is very confusing as most advertising, signs and people call it the WAC. I missed a shuttle due to this confusion as closer to the Visitor Center is the Bus Stop... where some...More

Thank Lingermore
Reviewed 26 June 2018

Busy bus depot to catch all the buses that go inside Denali National Park. Crowded and packed, with buses that start at 5:15 AM. Recommend pre-booking tickets and will need to catch early buses as most tours take from 6 - 8 hours, Even for...More

2  Thank gokuyang2018
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17 March 2017|
Response from Jackie S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I have no knowledge of camping areas
9 June 2016|
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Response from bobwoolley | Reviewed this property |
We just drove to the center. There was plenty of open parking spaces.
Harry R
20 October 2015|
Response from swiftyl |
Two different locations--drive from one to the other.