Pete& Jan's 2018 Travels travel blog

This is the moose we saw on our way to Denali

 

 

Three more moose along the way

Just a young one

Mama moose

 

Think I found myself a new yard ornament

ReeAnn jumps on

Inside the Visitor Center

 

 

Yuk

Ooooo....a grizzly for the yard

ReeAnn & Roger have seen a Bull Moose, but Pete & I...

Beautiful sights

 

 

 

 

 

 

Some pretty rugged rocks

 

Lots of steep slopes in the park

We kept watching for Bear, never saw one

Denali would be back in that area somewhere

Walking down a path where if there were no clouds, we could...

 

 

Thought this would make a good photo with the railroad trestle in...

 

Last photo in the Park

Pete pointed out this sign with the Bears on it, so I...

On our way back to Cantwell

Clouds are dropping onto the mountain tops

 

The rain is coming

 

 


Today we drove to Denali National Park, the unfortunate part is..Denali hiding in the clouds so we didn't get to see it. Won't be able to go back tomorrow because we have a 50% chance of rain .... It'll be in the clouds again once again.

We did get some nice photos but not as many as we had hoped for. Shortly after leaving for the park, we did see some moose & there was one near the Denali Park entrance sign (which we didn't get a photo...all you'd see is his back side).

Denali's name means "the high one" (AKA Mount McKinley) , the park encompasses 6 million acres, its centerpiece is 20,310 ft. high...it is the highest peak in North America.

We drove our truck the allowed 15 miles into the park with a personal vehicle, if you wish to travel further, you must take a tour bus...we checked into getting tickets, but they were booked. Good thing, we got to not see Denali for free instead of paying for tickets & not seeing Denali.

The plus is...we got to see views of Denali yesterday as we drove up Hwy 3 to Cantwell.

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