Even if you’ve never stepped foot in Alaska in your life, you’ve probably heard multiple people say having various clothing options is crucial. While there is no denying the importance of dressing in layers, there are several other factors you need to consider when making your travel packing list.
Alaska Fishing Vacation: Ways to Stay Busy During Offseason Unless you’re an avid ice angler or reside in a warm part of the world, winter is a time when fishermen and women don’t have many chances to wet a line. Sometimes it comes down to a lack of opportunities or something else that has taken [...]
Although the Alaskan fishing season is over at Alaska’s Gold Creek Lodge, we’re already looking ahead, and we encourage you to consider doing the same. An all-inclusive Alaska vacation is a bucket list item for many anglers and other outdoor enthusiasts. As such, it’s crucial to mitigate any hang-ups, blunders, or missteps when planning your [...]
As quickly as the Alaskan fishing season ends, we immediately start focusing our attention on all-inclusive fishing trips for next year. The primary reason we look so far ahead is planning. Getting ready for the upcoming season is crucial, not only from a business perspective but also for our visitors. For starters, it’s not typical [...]
While it may not seem like it, the holiday season is just around the corner. Although many people always know what to get their loved ones, you may find yourself lying awake at night, pondering the perfect gift. Whether it's for your spouse, parent, child, or friend, an Alaskan adventure is something they won't soon [...]
Katmai National Park has risen to prominence for two main reasons: an illustrious collection of volcanoes and an abundance of Alaskan wildlife. For decades, avid outdoor enthusiasts have traveled our beloved regional treasure due in no small part to its remote location and unspoiled alpine environment.
As the long days of summer slowly slip away, many of Alaska’s tourists will be leaving as well, making fall a great time for a vacation. With its crystal clear waters, surrounded by stoic mountains and vast wilderness, it’s no wonder that kayaking in Alaska is such a popular activity for outdoor enthusiasts stepping foot in our slice of paradise. One of the most valuable assets held by Alaska’s Gold Creek Lodge is its seamless access to the Naknek River and Katmai National Park.
If fishing were easy, many people would become bored with it and move on to other outdoor hobbies. To be clear, we certainly admire the can-do spirit shared by many fishermen and women. However, we recommend that you enlist the assistance of an Alaskan fishing guide to get the most out of fishing in Bristol Bay. Below we present you with four reasons to hire a fishing guide on your Alaska vacation.
Bear viewing in Alaska is one of the must-do activities to pursue while on an Alaska vacation. Like most remote areas, the best places for bear viewing are only accessible by floatplane or boat and are just a short ride from Alaska’s Gold Creek Lodge. Brooks Falls at Katmai National Park provides the opportunity for bear viewing in Alaska like no other place. This national treasure is filled with awe-inspiring mountain forests and the pristine lakes and waterways that exemplify the Alaskan wilderness. Bear viewing at its core is a relatively simple endeavor. However, we’d like to share with you some useful information to help maximize the experience.
With its majestic mountain forests, winding rivers, and unscathed magnificence, the Alaskan wilderness lends itself to a myriad of recreational activities. For decades, thrill-seeking, outdoor enthusiasts have found themselves in Alaska’s immaculate beauty in search of their next adventure, perhaps by embarking on an Alaska ATV tour, hoping to get a taste of the perilous journey traveled by the trappers and explorers that came before them.