The Alaska Range and rushing rivers are all around you in Healy, Alaska. You don't have to look hard to spot moose, caribou, wolf, bear (warm weather), fox, rabbit, ptarmigan, goats, porcupine, and amazing fauna. Keep your eyes open and you may see a large northern owl or eagle. In spring look for migrating trumpeter swans in the ponds and lake you pass. Rafting, Flightseeing, Guided Fishing, Helicopter Tours, ATV Tours-- all are available in Healy. It's easy to rent canoes, kayaks, or mountain bikes.
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As of 2009, Healy's population is 1,026 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 1.10 percent.
The median home cost in Healy is $176,200. Home appreciation the last year has been -6.90 percent.
Compared to the rest of the country, Healy's cost of living is 8.09% Higher than the U.S. average.
Healy, Alaska is the heart of Denali Park area. Expects hilly terrain.
Denali View Raft Adventures
Talkeena Air Taxi Flightseeing
Husky Homestead Dog Sled Tours
Black Diamond ATV Rides, Horse Draw Carriage Rides, Golf
Arctic Grayling Wilderness
Denali Outdoor Center kayaking, rafting, mountain biking
ERA Helicopter Tours
Denali Fly Fishing Guides
Denali Sightseeing Safaris Monster Truck
Wildlife & Wilderness Living Adventure
Cabin Night Dinner Theater
Murie Science & Learning Center
Healy, AK, gets 15 inches of rain per year. The US average is 37. Snowfall is 79 inches. The average US city gets 25 inches of snow per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 98.
On average, there are 155 sunny days per year in Healy, AK. The July high is around 70 degrees. The January low is -5. Our comfort index, which is based on humidity during the hot months, is a 87 out of 100, where higher is more comfortable. The US average on the comfort index is 44.
Tips from Denali Touch of Wilderness B&B, Healy, Alaska
I highly recommend the following for my guests in the Denali area:
Black Diamond --ATV Rides, Horse Drawn Wagon Rides, Golfing, and a Great Restaurant.
Denali Outdoor Center They have White water rafting, kayaking and mountain bike rentals
ERA Helicopter they have 3 flight tours and Heli-Hiking is one of them
Talkeetna Area they have 3 flight tours
Talkeetna Air Taxi they have a Kantishna tour that busses one way and flys one way.
Denali Fly Fishing Guides. Fly Fishing catch and release
Denali Sightseeing Safaris Monster Truck that goes in around the Yaner River and back in the wilderness where busses can go. Not recommended for people with back trouble
Wildlife and Wilderness Living Adventure They boat back to a trapper cabin and see how they live and survive.
Cabin Night Dinner Theater
Denali Park Tours