Adventure Activities

Fly-in fishing, glacier trekking, hiking, rafting and more at Winterlake Lodge, Alaska 61° 59′ N 152° 04′ W

Winterlake Lodge offers complimentary activities for our guests.  Each day, our manager creates a daily activities sheet that can be followed as a guideline or personalized with your guide.

ExplorationWonderful photography opportunities

  • Hike the Historic Iditarod Sled Dog Trail
  • Hike up to the ridge behind the lodge to view the expansive valley below and Mt. Denali beyond
  • Explore surrounding trails and wildflowers
  • Kayak or canoe Winterlake
  • Watch for wild birds and wildlife
  • Fly fish remote rivers
  • Raft the Happy River
  • Berry pick on a hillside no one has picked



  • Cooking class with Kirsten Dixon or one of our lodge chefs
  • Join Carl in the library for a presentation on Alaska topics

IMG_2847 1231Relaxation

  • Swimming in the lake
  • Tours of the garden
  • Soaking in the hot tub
  • Yoga and stretch classes
  • Therapeutic massage
  • Wine and cheese tasting at 6:00 p.m.

Out-camp Adventures

Adventure activities include exploring our vast and intriguing neighborhood with our Robinson R-44 helicopter. Go glacier trekking, wildlife viewing, river rafting, fly fishing for salmon and rainbow trout, and exploring for gold within minutes from the lodge.