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Wilderness Place Lodge ~ Inclusive, Quality Alaska Wilderness and Fishing Adventures

125 Reviews - TripAdvisor® Traveler Rating
Wilderness Place Lodge
  • Approximate Cost:
    6 - 7 Days: $4,000 to $5,000 Per Person
    4 - 5 Days: $3,000 to $4,000 Per Person
    2 - 3 Days: $2,000 to $3,000 Per Person
  • Type: Lodges
  • Fishing: Fly Fishing Freshwater Fishing Guided Fishing

We offer the best customized, All-inclusive Alaska fishing lodge and wilderness adventure packages!

2019 is full to capacity thanks to the amazing response of our return guests and new guests alike. Wow! Now booking for the 2020 season and between now and November is the best time to secure your trip for next season. We are currently offering early booking bonuses for 2020 trips. Inquire to plan your 2020 trip here.

New! Also check out our fly-in wilderness outpost cabin adventures! Alaska Pioneer Cabin Outpost and Solitude Island Retreat. Bundle a stay at one of our outposts with a fishing experience at the main lodge! For all of our custom adventure packages, please visit our new Fishing and multi-sport Alaska adventure packages!

Our Alaska wilderness and fishing lodge offers a unique experience. We are just a bit more flexible than other fly-in lodges and our inclusive packages make it just that much easier! Get to Anchorage, and we'll take care of you every step of the way. Plan your Alaska fishing trip or wilderness adventure package today with Wilderness Place Lodge. For fishing trips, visit our Alaska peak fishing calendar to coincide your vacation with preferred target fish species. For DIY or guided Adventure trips, Outposts, Glamping and bundled packages, check out our Wilderness Adventure Page
Perched on the river banks of beautiful Lake Creek Alaska, Wilderness Place Lodge sits on 10 private acres in the heart of the Susitna Valley, 80 air miles northwest of Anchorage. We are a full-service, deluxe Alaska fishing lodge and eco-adventure company focused on the best service and hospitality. Lake Creek, our home river, is a freestone river system meandering 60 miles from its source at Chelatna Lake on the border of Denali National Park. The river is famed for its large runs of all 5 species of Alaska pacific salmon and healthy native populations of Alaska Rainbow Trout. Our fishing lodge offers all-inclusive, full service packages for any duration stay. You can arrive and depart on any day of the week, which makes our operation very unique and comfortably flexible. The private deluxe cabins are modern with comfy mattresses, fine amenities and full bath/shower within. The food is top notch and the staff is the friendliest people you will meet. We take pride in hospitality first to be sure all our comfortable and feel welcome at our unique wilderness place.

Wilderness Place Lodge focuses on keeping the small up-close-and-personal approach unlike many larger resort environments.

With one guide for two to three guests, and a one-to-one staff ratio, you can experience a highly customized fishing vacation with all the spoils. Stay in one of the seven modern guest cabins on our 10 acre private riverside parcel. Meal options and fishing schedules are flexible, so plan your time here as you please! Local, micro-brew beer, wifi, all fishing gear, and top-of-the-line fishing waders are included. The fabulous fishing, friendly staff and fine amenities draw a 50% guest return rate each summer. Most guests book by Christmas each season, so plan well in advance if you want to include Wilderness Place Lodge in your next Alaskan adventure. To request further information or brochures, secure online information form.

Experience our remote, scenic clear-water tributary, and the spin and fly fishing opportunities that abound!

Visit our Alaska fishing page for complete guide to Fishing Alaska.The lodge boasts awesome Alaska salmon, trout and grayling fishing right in the home waters! Lake Creek fills with strong runs of five Alaska salmon species each summer. Trophy king salmon (15-50lbs) enter the river in early June and run strong through the 10th of July. Sockeye and pink salmon arrive in large numbers in mid-July followed by silver salmon and chum salmon. Our river also boasts a thriving native Rainbow Trout fishery. While there’s great trout fishing throughout the season, early to mid-June, late July, August and September are peak trophy Trout time. Seeking a change of scenery? Try a boat outing to a nearby chain of lakes for excellent Northern Pike fishing throughout the summer. Pike fishing in this very different fishery is excellent with spin or fly fishing gear.

We offer a unique opportunity to bundle remote wilderness outposts, kayaking and solitude in addition to fishing lodge-based stays!

Would you like to experience the very best all-around remote Alaskan experience? Spend a few days at our Alaska fishing lodge in tandem with a night or more at one or both of our unique fly-in wilderness outpost cabins! This takes glamping and solitude to a whole new level! Our cabins: Solitude Island Retreat and the Alaskan Pioneer Cabin are both located on serene, scenic lakes located within a 15 minute flight from the main lodge. These destinations offer a great balance of comfort and solitude along with activities such as kayaking, photography, fishing, wildlife viewing, hiking, berry picking in a wilderness setting "all your own."

For planning DIY or guided Adventure trips, Outposts, Glamping, float trips and bundled packages, check out our Alaska Adventure Trips Page

Now booking for 2020 and 2021!

To place reservations, please fill out our online reservation form, or give us a call at +1 907-733-2051. We are also happy to suggest other side trips to round out your ultimate Alaskan adventure!

Float Plane Schedule from/to Anchorage
Our trips begin with a 45 minute float plane trip from Anchorage to the lodge departing at 11am on day 1 of your trip. Our chef team has lunch prepared for you upon arrival followed by a full afternoon of fishing, dinner at 6:30pm in the lodge and optional evening fishing thereafter. On the final day of your trip, you have the full morning to fish prior to departing for Anchorage approx. 11:45am with arrival back to town at 1pm. Your daily fishing itinerary is completely flexible and you work out with your guide(s) the best schedule that fits your group’s expectations.
Inclusive Trip Packages
Our trip packages are flexible as you can arrive/depart on any day of the week and stay for any duration. Our packages are all-inclusive with exception of Alaska Fishing licenses which you may purchase online prior to your trip. Otherwise we include: round-trip float plane flight from Anchorage, private deluxe cabin(s) with full bath, all meals on and off the water, all fishing gear (spin and fly), Simms waders and boots, personal guides (one per 2-3 fishermen), all beverages, local micro-brew beer, wine, etc. We try to take care of everything you need upon arrival to assure your packing list is kept to a minimum. More information on our rates and packages can be found on our website here: Affordable package rates.
Many of our guests have placed reviews and comments of our operation on our website and Trip Advisor: Our Alaska fishing lodge reviews.
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A fun, multi-generational family trip!
5.0 Star Rating
Reviewed By on August 14, 2019
  • My husband planned our trip to Wilderness Place Lodge as a special getaway for his parents (who live in TN) about a year ago. We live in Anchorage, and although we get out and hike/ bike/ camp...
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Bucket List
5.0 Star Rating
Reviewed By on August 10, 2019
  • My husband and I visited Wilderness Place Lodge for the second year in a row, and invited friends to join us. The experience at WPL is outstanding. The entire staff goes above and beyond to make...
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Great fishing experience
5.0 Star Rating
Reviewed By on August 10, 2019
  • My son and I recently stayed a Wilderness Place Lodge for our fifth visit over the past 8 years. We have fished multiple places in North America, and WPL is one of our favorites. The fishing is...
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