Byers Lake Nature Walk

Step into a natural Alaskan paradise...Travelers of any age who are interested in nature will love this easy stroll along the Byers Lake shoreline. Your guide knows this place intimately, and will help you to get the most out of your experience.

Get out and experi ence Alaska's incredible beauty on a two-mile nature walk in Denali State Park. Enjoy magnificent views of Byers Lake and surrounding mountains. Learn about the area's animal and plant life, and take home a healing salve made from native plants. Explore a log cabin that once belonged to a pioneering couple. Hear about how the adventuresome family survived the long winters in this beautiful setting. You may see nesting trumpeter swans, loons, eagles, or bears foraging for spawning salmon. The pace is comfortable with frequent stops and photo opportunities. Each guest will take home a fragrant healing balm made from native plants.

Early Bird Special 10% off reservations, with the exception of the Heli Hike, backpacking trips and snowshoe hikes, if booked before March 15th .

Trip Details

  • Length of Trip:

    2½ hours
  • Terrain and Gear:

    This walk is on a fairly level trail. Dress for the current weather conditions. Bring your camera, and binoculars.
  • Trip Dates:

    May 25th - Sept 16th
  • Meeting place and Time:
    8 am & 4:45 pm pick up at the Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge, or meet us at Byers Lake in Denali State Park at 8:15 am and 5 pm.
  • Price:

    Adult: $73 per person
    Child: $53 per person
    Custom trip - $365 for up to 5 people and $69 per additional person