Guest enjoying sitting by outdoor firepit at Mt. Mckinley Princess Wilderness Lodge
Mt. Mckinley Princess Wilderness Lodge and its natural surroundings

Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge®

Comfort at the foot of Denali, only at our exclusive Alaska lodge

One of our most popular lodges in Alaska, Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge®, is only 40 miles from Denali and two hours south of the entrance to Denali National Park. From the Great Room in the main lodge, admire the tallest peak in North America. Or enjoy local cuisine, adventures and activities — all at this remote Alaska lodge offering a true wilderness retreat.

Alaska Lodge Amenities & Activities

Our Alaska wilderness lodges combine the conveniences of home with the unique experiences found only on Alaska’s frontier. Discover the unique experiences this lodge offers.
Treehouse at Mt. Mckinley Princess Wilderness Lodge

Treehouse

High above the trees surrounding your Alaska lodge you’ll find the treehouse, donning unobstructed views of Denali and the Alaska Range. After sharing the construction and design on a recent season of Animal Planet’s Treehouse Masters, we are excited to invite guests to delight in the surroundings from the deck, admire the rustic interior and partake in expert-crafted activities.

Outdoor firepit area at Mt. Mckinley Princess Wilderness Lodge

Amenities

Explore what Alaska has to offer while reveling in the comforts of home with our unique Alaska wilderness lodge amenities. Grab a coffee from the espresso bar, then relax fireside in the main lodge. Head outside and roast marshmallows, or take a dip in the hot tub. Be sure to visit former bush pilot Cliff Hudson’s restored plane on site and hear stories of the climbers he used to fly directly to Denali.

Guests enjoy roasting marshmallows over outdoor firepit at Mt. Mckinley Princess Wilderness Lodge

Activities

Our lodges in Alaska bring the history and culture of the Great Land directly to you. Attend a photosymphony show of the Aurora Borealis set to classical music, or spend the afternoon learning about the park from Denali State Park naturalists. In the treehouse, enjoy birch syrup-tasting parties or test your knowledge during Denali-themed trivia.

Guests exploring a glacier during an excursion

Excursions

Travel through the wilderness with our one-of-a-kind Alaska lodge excursions. Take a seaplane through the Great Gorge, and venture into the remote backcountry for the ultimate Denali hike. Horseback ride through trails with a knowledgeable guide, and pan for gold during a narrated tour of a historical mining area. Or land on a glacier, by plane or helicopter, for a hike that only those lucky enough get to experience.

Dining Options at Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge®

In your Alaska wilderness lodge, find a variety of eateries serving up fresh fare and unrivaled views of Denali. From wild-caught crab to craft beers, there’s something for everyone.
Guests enjoy a meal together at North Fork Restaurant
  • North Fork Restaurant

    For an elegant taste of the Great Land, visit North Fork Restaurant at our Alaska wilderness lodge for breakfast or dinner. Enjoy a sophisticated dining experience while savoring regional favorites like fresh-caught seafood and dry-aged steaks.

  • 20,320 Alaskan Grill

    Dine amidst real artifacts from expeditions that ascended Denali over the decades. Feel inspired with every bite of comfort food and decadent dessert at this unique Alaska lodge restaurant. For the adventurous, try a bite of Reindeer Meatloaf, a local favorite.

  • Base Camp Bar

    Enjoy a craft cocktail, a fine glass of wine or a local craft beer from the cozy bar at our Alaska wilderness lodge. Relax after a long day of adventuring and grab a quick bite from our well-rounded bar menu, all while enjoying the company of friends, loved ones and your fellow travelers.

  • Coffee Bruin Espresso

    Grab a quick bite, fresh pastry or specialty coffee to kickstart your morning from the full-service espresso bar in our Alaska wilderness lodge.

Outdoor firepit area at Mt. Mckinley Princess Wilderness Lodge

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