Entire Property Historic Chulitna River Lodge

  • 24 Guests
  • 8 Bedrooms
  • 12 Beds
  • 6 Bathrooms

Step back in time and immerse yourself in the Alaskan wilderness at Historic Chulitna River Lodge. This remote property, established in the 1970s and renovated in 2023, offers a unique opportunity to disconnect from stress and reconnect with nature. Nestled amidst stunning scenery, guests can witness the grandeur of Denali, North America's tallest peak, and experience the tranquility of Alaska's untouched landscapes.

HCRL, nestled in the heart of the Alaskan wilderness, offers a serene escape for nature enthusiasts. Its spacious common-use areas provide a perfect blend of relaxation and functionality. Guests can unwind, refresh, or even hold meetings in these communal spaces. Additionally, the lodge seamlessly integrates essential amenities: the bathhouse and laundry facilities are conveniently connected, ensuring accessibility for all visitors. A shared kitchen caters to meal preparation needs.

Whether you’re embarking on a thrilling hike, casting your fishing line into pristine waters, or simply exploring the breathtaking surroundings, the Bunker Lodge serves as an excellent basecamp. And don’t worry about comfort—full-size camp cots and sleeping bags are readily available for additional guests. 🏞️🌲🏔️

Available dwellings are named: 

Anna's 2 Story with Eagle's Nest

Shunem Cottage

Bunker Lodge Apartment

Primitive Cabin - Lake View

Primitive Cabin - Denali View

Primitive Cabin - Rapha

What is the best time of year to visit an Alaskan wilderness resort?

The best time to visit an Alaskan wilderness resort largely depends on your preferences and the activities you wish to engage in. Here are some considerations for different seasons:

  1. Summer (June to August):
    • Peak tourist season: During these months, Alaska experiences long daylight hours, making it ideal for outdoor adventures.
    • Wildlife viewing: Witness bears, moose, eagles, and other wildlife in their natural habitat.
    • Fishing: Salmon fishing is excellent during this time.
    • Hiking and exploring: Trails are accessible, and the weather is relatively mild.
    • Cruises: Explore the stunning fjords and glaciers.
  2. Fall (September to October):
    • Fall foliage: The changing colors of the leaves create a picturesque landscape.
    • Fewer crowds: As tourist numbers decrease, you’ll have a quieter experience.
    • Northern Lights: Late September to early October offers a chance to see the auroras.
  3. Winter (November to March):
    • Northern Lights: The best time for aurora viewing.
    • Dog sledding: Experience the thrill of mushing through snow-covered trails.
    • Snow sports: Skiing, snowboarding, and snowmobiling are popular.
    • Cozy lodges: Enjoy the warmth of cozy lodges and hot cocoa.
  4. Spring (April to May):
    • Wildflowers: Witness the blooming of wildflowers.
    • Migratory birds: Spring is a great time for birdwatching.
    • Whale watching: Gray whales migrate along the coast.

Remember that weather conditions can vary, so check with your preferred weather app for more detailed information. Each season offers unique experiences; choose the one that aligns with your interests! 🌲🏔️🌸

Home highlights


Wireless Broadband Internet


Historic Chulitna River Lodge

Bunker Lodge



Pool and spa facilities

Shared Dry sauna

Parking and facilities

Parking available , Shared Porch


Credit cards accepted, Accessible 24/7, Children welcome, Pets not allowed , Smoking not allowed


Row Boat , Canoe/Kayak

Location features

Lake, Mountain, Resort, Rural , Waterfront

Bathroom and laundry

Bathroom & Laundry, Bed linen, Hair dryer, Clothes dryer, Essentials, Iron & Board, Shower, Towel set, Bathtub, Washbasin , Washing machine

Heating and cooling

Fireplace , Heating available

Internet and office

Wireless Broadband Internet

Kitchen and dining

Kitchen stove

Home safety

Carbon Monoxide Detector, Fire Extinguisher, First aid kit , Smoke Detector

House Rules

  • Credit cards accepted

  • Children welcome

  • Pets not allowed

  • Smoking not allowed

Check-in: 03:00 PM

Check-out: 11:00 AM


28951 Parks Hwy , Matanuska-Susitna, United States


Policy and notes


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Historic Chulitna River Lodge

Historic Chulitna River Lodge LLC is located on North Parks Highway, Trapper Creek, Alaska

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