Q: Are self-guided tours allowed in Denali National Park?
A: You can drive a personal vehicle 14 miles into Denali National Park. After 14 miles you must be on a park regulated bus. If you are planning on driving an RV, you can make advance reservations for a site at Teklanika campground which is located at mile 29.1 of the Park Road. You are limited to one round-trip only and a minimum of a three night stay.
Special permits are issued to private vehicles only once a year on a lottery basis. These permits are to be used on the Friday through Monday of the second weekend after Labor Day. All other tours into Denali National Park are by bus. Please visit our Denali Tours page for information on the different tours available.