Rock Creek Trail, Denali National Park and Preserve

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  • It's a nice and refreshing trail within the city. To my amazement, while in the trail, you don't feel like you are so close to the city. You can easily spend 4-5 hours around it. At some places, you f...  more »
  • Rock creek park is the perfect nearby getaway to connect with nature. If you don't have time to travel outside DC and MD area, this is the place you go to. You won't even feel you are in the city.  more »
  • A good way to get to the dog show from the visitor center. Took us about an hour. We even got to see a moose!  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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