With our fingers crossed, we ventured into the Denali National Park in the 'Toklat' bus, a 6 hour roundtrip that gives some excellent viewing of the landscapes and, if you are lucky, the wildlife in the area.
|caribou (the reindeer)|
|grizzly bear, thankfully at a distance!|
|nails all around to save the boards from the grizzly|
We were a bit sad that we had not seen the moose, the quintessential Alaskan animal. But we were soon to get lucky - there it was, by the road to seward, holding up traffic!