We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
great hike

Great hike on second day in Denali. Completely clear so views were outstanding. A little steep at... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA

my husband and i did this on our honeymoon and it was such a cool experience. we saw some dall... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Read all 64 reviews
All photos (76)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good17%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“hiking boots”(3 reviews)
“nice hike”(3 reviews)
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Mile 15, Park Road, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Denali National Park and Preserve
from USD 95.00
More Info
from USD 139.00
More Info
from USD 137.50
More Info
from USD 99.00
More Info
Reviews (64)
Filter reviews
56 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviewshiking bootsnice hikepark headquartersviews are amazingshuttle busdall sheepmount denaliswitchbackscampgroundclimbmilesnowelevationbeartraverseroadhikers
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 56 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great hike on second day in Denali. Completely clear so views were outstanding. A little steep at end of hike coming down

Thank mmem7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

my husband and i did this on our honeymoon and it was such a cool experience. we saw some dall sheep and a few other little critters. it was so beautiful and we felt like we could see forever. i'd HIGHLY recommend this.

Thank RachelV1211
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We hiked from Savage River bus turnaround up a fairly steep climb followed by a walk across a ridge and then down through scrub to the bus stop. It was windy and raining while we walked the ridge but this didn't diminish our enjoyment. The...More

Thank alannsarah
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were the oldest people on the trail... in our 70s. We passed many young people who weren't in great shape. The trail affords wonderful views. You can just hike up 1,000 or so feet and see Denali and the surrounding countryside and come back...More

Thank kayaklady2
Reviewed 16 August 2018

We were told to do this trail by our camp host. It is one of the newer trails. It offers fantastic views of the mountains and of the savage river. We went in june so we saw lots of flowers. It got hot , so...More

Thank morganreed727
Reviewed 2 August 2018

This was one of my favorite hikes in the park! Great views from on top of the ridge line. There's about 1500 feet of vertical rise; enough to make it a little challenging for a couple of flat-landers from Florida. However, it was well worth...More

Thank rpelsishans
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Well maintained trail with great views. Not too strenuous. have to get the bus or drive into mile 15. well worth it.

Thank sckmommd50
Reviewed 14 July 2018

This is a more populated trail, with personal vehicles able to drive up to this point. We took the free Savage Campground shuttle (green bus) and hiked this one way, from camp to the Savage River. This is well worth the visit.

2  Thank cctkMiller
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Great hike up and over a small range near Savage River. If the wind gusts similarly to the day we hiked, go slow but keep hiking. Its challenging but fun. The terrain on each side of the hill is vastly different so you will be...More

Thank thepowells2016
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Most important recommendation is start from loop it’s steep and rookie. The views beautiful. If ur in shape do it!

1  Thank RMPFL
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Savage Alpine Trail staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines