Features: Views — Wildflowers
Family Friendly: A short gravel path with access to a number of trails around the visitor center. The perfect opportunity to stretch your legs after a day's drive.
Dogs: No Dogs
This route is an easy gravel trail leading through spruce and aspen forests from the Denali Visitor Center to the Horseshoe Lake Trail
. Along the way, it also provides access to the Rock Creek Trail
and Mt. Healy Trail
. There are some easily navigated open ditches that interrupt the otherwise very smooth tread.
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This area is home to moose, spruce grouse, red squirrels and a wide variety of flowers and berries depending on the season.