Husky Homestead, Denali National Park and Preserve

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Meet some of the finest sled dogs in the world atHusky Homestead. The kennel and training center is located at the residence of four-time Iditarod champion Jeff King. Take a guided tour to get the details on raising, conditioning, and racing the famous sled dogs. You'll spend time with husky puppies and follow along on a training run. The tour will also give you perspective on the lives of Alaska's residents and the role of mushing in local culture. The tours fill up, so reserve your spot in advance online. Put Husky Homestead into our Denali National Park and Preserve road trip planning tool to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Denali National Park and Preserve.
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  • I loved this experience from beginning to end. What's not to love about holding an Alaskan husky puppy? I wish that part could have gone on longer! Learning about the training of the dogs and naming o...  more »
  • Its a must do, to arrive and be greeted with puppies, have your pictures taken, to be seated in an outside covered area and listen to the amazing way they name their dogs how they train them and then ...  more »
  • Visited the kennel with sled dogs and cute puppies. Clear info on how dogs are trained and we got a demonstration. Highlight of course hugging the puppies
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Where to stay in Denali National Park and Preserve

Six campgrounds sit inside Denali National Park; five are open in summer and one provides camping year-round. A few privately owned wilderness lodges occupy private land within the park. Most visitors stay outside the park in hotels, motels, lodges, inns, and bed and breakfasts. You'll find most of these in the towns of Healy and Cantwell, 17.7 km (11 mi) and 48.3 km (30 mi) south of the park, respectively. Most businesses list their address as a milepost. The park's entrance sits at mile 237 on the highway, with mile markers increasing as you head north.
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