Accessible year round by car,  Talkeetna is located on the banks of three rivers, the Susitna, Chulitna and Talkeetna. The town lies in the shadow of Denali, North America’s Highest Point at 20310 feet.(~6194m)

Its location has made Talkeetna the gateway for hikers and adventurers alike to the wonders of Denali National Park, home of moose, bear and other large mammals. Its warmth and charm have long made Talkeetna the destination of choice for travelers from around the world. A valuable resource for planning any trip to Alaska is the The Milepost, a guide book that will be indispensable as you travel in Alaska.


Driving Directions

Denali Overlook Inn

29198 South Talkeetna Spur (Mile 8.7)

Talkeetna AK 99676

Local : 907-733-3555

Toll Free 855-733-3555

From Anchorage

  1. Travel North on AK-1 (Glenn Hwy) to AK-3 (George Parks Highway) towards Wasilla.
  2. Drive through Wasilla on AK-3 (George Parks Highway) until Mile 98.7.
  3. Turn RIGHT onto Talkeetna Spur Road
  4. Travel 8.5 miles, turn LEFT onto Denali Overlook Inn driveway.

From Downtown Talkeetna

  1. Drive approximately 5 miles South on the Talkeetna Spur Road. Fish Lake will be on your left.
  2. As the road begins to rise, the Denali Overlook Inn driveway is the SECOND RIGHT after passing Fish Lake

From Denali NP or Fairbanks

  1. Take AK-3 (George Parks Highway) to Mile 98.7
  2. Turn LEFT on Talkeetna Spur
  3. Travel 8.5 miles, turn LEFT onto Denali Overlook Inn driveway.