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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  • October 3, 2017
    We were the last tour, and they made us feel super special! Since it was just the 2 of us, we were very excited to sit down and talk to Jeff King 1:1 at the end of our tour. We were super excited to p...  more »
  • October 3, 2017
    Wow! Just the highlight of our 8 day Alaska-Yukon trip. From the moment you first arrive at the camp and are handed a husky puppy to the last few minutes talking with Jeff King, it's a trip you will n...  more »
  • October 2, 2017
    During a recent visit to Denali NP we visited the Husky Homestead, training area and home of Jeff King, who ran the Ididerod many times and won it 4 times!! Very informative talks by trainers of the f...  more »

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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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