Guests Become Friends"
Located just 13 miles south of the Denali National Park entrance on Carlo Creek, McKinley Creekside Cabins boasts an ideal location, away from the busy park entrance, yet allowing easy access to the park and all its activities.
We offer reasonably priced cabins that can sleep up to 6 people, all with private baths and coffee makers. Some cabins are available with refrigerators and microwaves.
Our full service restaurant, "The Creekside Café", features breakfast, lunch, and dinner, beer, wine and espresso bar. We are a local "favorite" and ranked #1 on Trip Advisor for our home cooked goodness! Enjoy fantastic food, mountain views and unparalleled Alaskan hospitality. Come experience "casual dining" at its finest.
In addition to the "Creekside Cafe" we also offer BBQ and picnic facilities, a tour and information desk and an awesome fire pit alongside the creek. Our location is a hikers paradise with numerous trails in the back country right outside our front door!
What do you say about a place where even staff are happy to be there? Just ask our guests. Those who visit us tend to leave as friends rather than merely exceptionally well-looked-after customers, and that's just the way we plan it.
Our comfortable yet affordable cabins, lodging and accommodations at McKinley Cabins and Creekside Café have been delighting discerning visitors to Alaska's Denali wilderness area as long as we've been running things. We don’t just aim to please, we make it our business to exceed expectations.
For those seeking beauty with the promise of adventure in the nation's last frontier, the McKinley Cabins and Creekside Café have proved to be just the ticket for the highest levels of comfort and enjoyment combined with afford-ability.
Our Denali AK cabins and lodging accommodations are perfectly situated just minutes away from the acclaimed Denali national park - a prized national park getaway with features like the nation's highest peak, Mt. McKinley - a sought-after tourist and visitor’s destination by any standards, which supplies insider access to one of the most spectacular places on earth.
Our track record of delighting our guests and visitors at McKinley Cabins and Creekside Café is rooted in the fact that we ourselves and each of our carefully selected and trained staff members feel genuinely blessed to be living and working here, and the positive atmosphere of appreciation and thoughtfulness is as much a vein running through our daily operations as the gold running through the mines that drew so many to this still-astounding location.
McKinley Cabins and Creekside Café is not just a business to us it is a cherished personal enterprise that remains one of the last privately owned and operated lodge/restaurants left in Denali, AK, that hasn't been bought out by the corporate giants.
Here, we have striven to create and maintain an environment where everyone benefits: here, you will find Denali AK cabins and lodging accommodations that truly are accommodating, because we believe in creating an environment where the highest degrees of comfort and convenience combined with afford-ability are blended with unparalleled Alaska hospitality, plus the finest food and freshest ingredients - against a backdrop of world-class natural splendor.
We feel sure you'll agree, and then some, but of course there's only one way for you to really find out come and stay with us! You'll need a minimum of two or three days because of Alaska's epic scale of distances, and it's never too soon to make your reservations, because once you've got the fever, you won't feel like waiting! - bring a friend, or bring the family - there's so much to do and experience that you'll never run out of things to enjoy.
Make yourself at home on our web site, and you'll get some idea of the flavor of how we'd make you feel at home out here in the wilderness.
Don't cheat yourself out of the experience of a lifetime; make your reservation conveniently online - come on by and stay awhile, and you'll see a whole new world of beauty and grandeur you never knew existed. Until you've stayed here, you haven't truly lived -- at least that's what we believe, and we won't rest until you believe it, too!
Whether it's an evening campfire by the creekside, or a morning cappuccino at the cafe to discuss the day's events, we provide a relaxed and informal atmosphere with professional service. Come and enjoy Denali at the "Creekside" where friends and family come together under Alaska's midnight sun.
Thank you for your interest in McKinley Creekside Cabins & Café, we hope to be a part of your Alaskan adventure.