Nature May 15, 2018
This Rustic Roadhouse In The Middle Of The Wild In Alaska Is A True Hidden Gem
Head into the Alaska wilderness to get in touch with your primal side at the Skwentna Roadhouse. This place is far off the beaten path in remote Alaska, and yet a quick 40-minute flight from Anchorage. There is an unlimited supply of world-class fishing opportunities and outdoor activities. Go on an adventure with a qualified guide, take a float trip down the river, or just hang out at the lodge in the serenity of the woods. All your Alaskan dreams of spending time in the forest will come true at this rugged, wild, and off-the-grid lodge.
100 Happiness Lane
Skwentna, Alaska 99667
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The Roadhouse was built in 1982 and is best known as a stop on the Iron Dog Classic snowmachine race. This backcountry paradise is the perfect place for a truly wild Alaskan adventure.
The Skwentna Roadhouse is hopping in the summer months with fun events, live music and lots of small planes. Check out the best times to visit this comfortable, welcoming location.
The hostess Cindi Herman is a lifelong Alaskan and by all accounts, an excellent cook. The lodge is warm and welcoming, with the scent of home cooking always wafting through the air.
Guests all have private rooms with shared bath. There are two private cabins separate from the main lodge, as well. The friendly staff will accommodate groups of all sizes and any special requests with advance notice.
Don't worry that this remote location will lack of the comforts of the city. They have running water and electricity as well as Direct TV, high-speed internet, and decent cellular service.
The area is a wonderland of Alaskan adventures. Go camping along the nearby rivers, take one of the many fishing trip options, go hunting with a skilled guide, take a small plane to a glacier, or just lounge at the lodge for a peaceful escape.
Any time of year, an evening bonfire is perfect way to end an evening of Alaskan adventure. There is a fire pit right outside the lodge where folks roast marshmallows most every night and make smores.
Flights are available to the glorious Mount Susitna, known as the Sleeping Lady. Flightseeing is a popular to explore remote Alaska and from Skwentna, a quick flight will have you up to the mountain in no time.
Visit the Skwentna Roadhouse in the Matanuska-Susitna Valley, off the beaten path. You will love the easy-going way of life in connection with the natural world.
Check out an aerial view of the area here:
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