1. United States
  2. Alaska
  3. Fairbanks
  4. Denali National Park and Preserve

Healy: Denali Midnight Sun Backcountry Hike

Product ID: 229777
Get out and explore the incredible Alaskan wilderness under the midnight sun. Enjoy the wonderful fresh air on a 1-hour hike along the tundra and taiga as your naturalist guide teaches you about the local wildlife, flora, and history of the Denali area.
About this activity
Duration: 3 hours
Starting time 10:00 PM
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide

Pickup included

A selection of hotels/pick-up locations in the Denali/Healy area
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

Select participants and date:



  • Hike through Alaskan backcountry along the tundra and taiga
  • Take in panoramic views of the Denali area
  • Learn about the local wildlife, flora, and area history
  • Travel with an expert naturalist guide
Full description
Discover the land of the midnight sun on a guided hike with a naturalist guide through the Alaskan wilderness. Venture from your local area accommodation down the famous Stampede Trail to the Backcountry Base Camp. There your knowledgeable naturalist guide will escort you on a 1-hour hike along the tundra and taiga to a set of glacial erratics left over from the last ice age.

Enjoy the wonderful fresh air as your guide teaches you about the local wildlife, flora, and area history. Upon returning to base camp, relax around a campfire and enjoy a hearty locally sourced snack, coffee, tea, and water all while listening to stories of Alaska beneath the still bright sky. Experience the tranquil solitude of Alaska during this memorable trip in the great outdoors. 
  • Transportation between select Denali area hotels
  • Hearty locally sourced snack
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Alcohol and drugs
  • Open-toed shoes
Know before you go
• Not recommended for people with limited mobility
• This hike is rated as moderate; the ground may be uneven with brush roots, mud, and sometimes squishy tundra
• Trails are unimproved, and terrain may contain slight elevation changes
• Opportunities to rest will be given, and the tour is conducted at an average casual pace
• The weather in Alaska changes frequently, and this tour operates in all weather conditions; please dress accordingly
• Drinks will be available at base camp
• It is recommended to bring a reusable water bottle, sturdy walking shoes, a jacket and/or rain gear, and a camera
• Hiking time is 1-1.5 hours
• Please wear close-toed shoes