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Talkeetna Alaska Lodging Near Denali National Park.

Beautiful Alaskan range near Beautiful Denali National Park Hotel in Talkeetna, AlaskaThe town of Talkeetna is located approximately 120 miles north of Anchorage, about 14 miles off the Parks Highway.

The Talkeetna and Chulitna Rivers join the Susitna River at Talkeetna, an Indian word meaning "river of plenty."

Originally the site of a Tanaina Indian village, Talkeetna was established as a mining town and trading post in 1896. A gold rush to the Susitna River brought prospectors to the area, and by 1910, Talkeetna became a riverboat steamer station.

In 1915 Talkeetna Alaska, was chosen as the site for the Alaska Engineering Commission, who would build the Alaska Railroad. The ompletion of the railroad in 1919 dramatically decreased the population to where today it has about 500 residence. Several of its old log buildings are historical landmarks and Talkeetna was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in April 1993.

Talkeetna Ranger Station of Denali National Park:

Reserve your Alaskan Salmon Fishing trip near Denali National Park Hotel in Talkeetna, Alaska Talkeetna Ranger Station of Denali National Park insists that all hikers must stop and check-in with the Rangers before each climb.

Talkeetna is the main staging area for climbers waiting to start their Denali (Mt. McKinley) ascents, and the Talkeetna area is probably the best location on the highway or rail system to view the Mountain.

All climbers attempting Mt. McKinley or Mt. Foraker must register with Denali National Park & Preserve and pay a special use fee of $200.00 per climber plus park entrance fee ($10.00 per person or $20.00 per family).

In 1954, pilot Don Sheldon flew the first commercial flight from Talkeetna to Kahiltna Glacier. This has become the norm for most McKinley climbers beginning their mountaineering expeditions in Denali National Park & Preserve.

The area surrounding Talkeetna is roughly 40 minutes from the entrance Denali National Park as seen on the map.

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Denali National Park Year Around Activities include:

Fishing, Sightseeing, Hiking, Flightseeing, Rafting, River Tours, Skiing, Snowshoeing, Dog sledding, Snowmobiling, Snomachining, and many other Wilderness adventures.

For Denali National Park Hotel Lodging & Cabin rates, available dates and additional information be sure to go to our Request a Quote for Reservations Page and we will get the reservation details to you within 48 hours. Find lodging, hotel or cabin reservations near Denali National Park, Alaska.

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