Remote & Wilderness Lodging
Information is the best available at the time of publication. A listing here implies no specific guarantees or recommendations.
907 is the area code for all numbers unless otherwise listed.
An asterisk (*) after a company name indicates membership in the Alaska Wilderness Recreation and Tourism Association.
Includes true wilderness lodges, as well as options in isolated towns and villages. Other choices are found in the regional chapters.
Afognak Wilderness Lodge
Afognak Island-(800) 478-6442, 486-6442, www.afognaklodge.com. Lodge and cabins. Remote wilderness lodge with outdoor education, hiking, birding, outfitting, boat tours, fishing. Northeast Afognak Island near Kodiak.
Alagnak Lodge *
Alagnak River-(800) 877-9903, (808) 593-1144. Riverside fishing lodge on Alagnak River near Bristol Bay.
Alaska Retreat *
Ruth Glacier, Denali NPP-733-2414. The legendary mountain hut above Don Sheldon Amphitheater and Ruth Glacier in Denali NPP. Primitive. Reserve a year in advance.
Alaska's Thayer Lake Wilderness Lodge *
Admiralty Island NM-247-8897. Inside Passage, brown bear viewing, rainforest exploration. In Killisnoo Wilderness.
Arctic Wild: Takahula Hideaway
888/577-8203, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.arcticwild.com/takahula.html, Small, private wilderness hideaway in Gates of the Arctic National Park. Alaskan wall tent with a grand view of Takahula Lake. Home made meals in the cabin, on the porch, or on a picnic! Rustic facilities: solar-powered, wood-heated, and spring-fed.
Bettles Lodge and Bettles Air
Bettles. 692-5111, email@example.com, www.alaskan.com/bettleslodge. Float and wheeled planes. Lodging. Charter service into wilderness areas plus scheduled flights from Fairbanks to Bettles.
Blue Heron Inn *
Yakutat-784-3287. Small bayside inn in Yakutat, bird watching, guiding, outfitting, sportfishing, photography, boat rentals.
Chelatna Lake Lodge
Chelatna Lake-(800) 999-0785, 243-7767, www.alaska.net/~chelatna/Lodge.htm. Fishing, rafting, flightseeing in Denali region.
Denali Wilderness Lodge *
Denali region-(800) 541-9779, 479-4000, www.AlaskaOne.com/dwlodge. Historic fly-in lodge with guided walks, rafting, horseback riding, flightseeing, birding and evening programs. Denali region.
Earthsong Lodge *
Healy-683-2863, www.AlaskaOne.com/earthsong. Cabins, breakfast included, kennel tours, winter sled excursions, dog cart rides, evening programs, hike planning with experienced Denali ranger, Denali views, backroad accessible near Healy. Denali.
Favorite Bay Inn *
Angoon, Admiralty Island-(800) 423-3123, 788-3123, favorite firstname.lastname@example.org. B&B, tours, hiking, fishing, canoe and kayak rentals, serving Admiralty Island, Killisnoo Island, Chatham Straight, Baranof and Chichagof Islands.
Gold King Creek, The Alaska Range, of Course *
Northern foothills of Alaska Range-322-3614, messages at 459-8288, www.alaskarange.com. Remote wilderness lodge, winter activities and gourmet food in the Northern foothills of the Alaska Range.
Growler Island Camp/ Stan Stephen's Cruises *
Valdez-(800) 992-1297, 835-4731, www.alaska.net/~ssc/growlerisland.
html. Remote heated tent cabins with day activities, kayaking, tours, tourboat transport from Valdez, across from Columbia Glacier in Prince William Sound.
Hallo Bay Camp & Kodiak-
Katmai Outdoors Inc. *
Katmai NP coast-(800) 762-5634, 486-2628, www.hallobay.com. Remote wilderness cabins and common building. Guided bear and wildlife viewing, birding and marine wildlife.
Iniakuk Lake Lodge *
Brooks Range foothills-479-6354, www.gofarnorth.com. Remote wilderness lodge. Hiking, backpacking, fishing, flightseeing, birding in Brooks Range 50 miles west of
Kachemak Bay Wilderness Lodge*
Kachemak Bay-235-8910, email@example.com, www.alaskawildernesslodge.com. Remote lodge and 2 remote cabin camps. Hiking, kayaking, fishing, guiding. China Poot Bay on Kachemak Bay. Booked through Alaska Heritage Tours and others.
Kenai Fjords Wilderness Lodge
Fox Island, Resurrection Bay-(877) 777-2805, 777-2805, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.alaskaheritagetours.com/481.cfm. Tourboat, wildlife viewing, sea kayaking, drop-offs, fishing. Remote lodge near Seward, owned by Kenai Fjords Tours.
Kiana Lodge *
Kiana, at confluence of Kobuk and Squirrel Rivers-333-5866, www.alaskaOutdoors.com/Kiana. Remote lodge offering fishing, guiding, native culture, Northern Lights viewing, rafting and river trips, snowmobiling, wildlife viewing.
Kennicott Glacier Lodge *
Kennicott, Wrangell-St. Elias NPP-258-2350. Hiking, flightseeing, wilderness exploration in Wrangell-St. Elias NPP. Wonderful historic location. Accessible by short van shuttle from McCarthy.
Laughing Raven Lodge *
Port Alexander-568-2266, email@example.com, www.portalexander.com/laughingraven. Lodging with meals: wildlife viewing, hiking, fishing, beachcombing, fish smoking and packaging, skiffs and kayaks for rent, motor/sailer "Bluejacket" for charter. At southern tip of Baranof Island.
Lisianski Inlet Lodge *
Pelican-735-2266, www.alaska ecoadventures.com. Rustic log cabin homestead. Lodging, charter boats, birdwatching, hiking, fishing, kayaking, wildlife viewing, whale and sea otter watching.
McKinley Foothills B&B/Cabins*
Denali, Trapper Creek-733-1454, www.matnet.com/mckinley. B&B, rustic and remote cabins on the south side of Denali. Cuisine with a touch of the Caribbean. 20 miles from the Parks Highway.
Otter Cove Bed & Breakfast *
Pelican-735-2259, www.ottercove.com. Small town B&B, hiking, tourboat, birding, guided trips, near West Chichagof-Yakobi Wilderness and Glacier Bay.
Peace of Selby
Gates of the Arctic NPP-672-3206, www.gorp.com/selby/default.htm. River trips, birding, guiding, outfitting, winter trips. Near Upper Noatak and Kobuk rivers.
Ravenswood Retreat Lodge *
Meyers Chuck-946-8204, www.ktn.net/ravenswood. Lodge, kayaking, backpacking, guiding, hiking, lodging, wildlife viewing. Inside Passage, Clarence Strait, Cleveland Peninsula, Ernest Sound.
Sadie Cove Wilderness Lodge *
Kachemak Bay-235-2350, www.netalaska.com/sadie. Private cabins, full-service remote lodge surrounded by Kachemak SP, hiking, fishing, wildlife viewing, sea kayaking, Log Cabin Sauna. Sadie Cove Fjord, near Homer.
Stephan Lake Lodge *
Stephan Lake, Talkeetna Mountains-696-2163, www.AlaskaOne.com/stephanlake. Recreational lodge, backpacking, guiding, fishing, hiking, rafting and river trips, photography, ecotourism, bear viewing.
Tenakee Hot Springs Lodge *
Tenakee-736-2400. Full service, fully guided sport fishing lodge. Fresh and salt water fishing for salmon, halibut, trout. Comfortable 42-ft. boat.
Tolovana Hot Springs, Ltd. *
Interior, near Fairbanks-455-6706, www.mosquitonet.com/~tolovana. Remote rustic hot springs with 2 fully outfitted cabins, 45 miles northwest of Fairbanks. Guided trips possible. Interior.
Tutka Bay Wilderness Lodge *
Tutka Bay of lower Cook Inlet-(800) 606-3909, 235-3905, www.alaskan.com/vendors/tutka.html. Flightseeing, sea kayaking, birding, fishing, hiking, winter activities. Remote lodge near Homer.
Weeping Trout Sports Resort *
Chilkat Lake-766-2827, www.kcd.com/weepingt. Bird watching, fishing, flightseeing, lodging, day and overnight trips, water related activities. Remote lodge near Bald Eagle Preserve and Haines.
Whaler's Cove Lodge
Killisnoo Harbor, Admiralty Island-(800) 423-3123, 788-3123, www.AlaskaOne.com/whalerscove. Beachfront cabins, lodge, specializing in sportfishing. Kayaking, canoeing, hiking, near Angoon.
Windsong Wilderness Retreat and Adventures *
Lake Clark NP-260-5410, www.alaska.net/~twinlake. Remote log cabin rental in Lake Clark NP. Hiking, wildlife viewing, photography, sport fishing, river rafting. Guided trips from base camp on Twin Lakes.