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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. Plan your Husky Homestead visit and explore what else you can see and do in Denali National Park and Preserve using our Denali National Park and Preserve trip builder.
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  • This was very good. It would have been excellent except that the presentations were on a tight schedule and there wasn't enough time to talk with Jeff King himself.  more »
  • The Husky Homestead is the home of an Iditarod champion, Jeff King. The tour is exceptional. It is very interesting and there is interaction with the Husky puppies. Talks were given by a trainer, Jeff...  more »
  • My youngest son LOVES animals, especially dogs, so this was a must for us! It was his favorite part of our entire Alaskan trip! We stayed in Cantwell (cheaper than right in Denali) and drove to a hote...  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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