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Gwin's Lodge cooper landing, alaska established 1952

About Historic Gwin's Lodge

Established in 1952 by Pat and Helen Gwin. The historic Gwin's Lodge is located in the middle of Alaska's Kenai Peninsula, known as Alaska's Playground. We have lodging, a full-service bar and restaurant, a tackle and souvenir shop, and an on-site liquor store.

Gwin's Lodge is the closest restaurant and lodging to the confluence of two world-class salmon streams; the Kenai River and the Russian River. We are a favorite among fishers that frequent these waters.

We are nestled at the base of the majestic Kenai Mountains. Our location is just across the street from the Kenai River in the Chugach National Forest, bordering the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. Our central location on the Kenai Peninsula makes all recreational activities in nearby towns easily accessible.

Established by pioneers Pat and Helen Gwin, Gwin's Lodge first opened in January 1952, before Alaska was even a state. They began harvesting logs from the surrounding Chugach National Forest in 1946. Gwin's Lodge is the oldest surviving roadside lodge on the Kenai Peninsula.

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9am-8pm

Resturant Hours

Monday - Sunday
11:00AM - 8:00PM

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Monday - Thursday 7am-12pm

Friday -Sunday 7am-12am

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Gwin's Lodge

14865 Sterling Highway
Cooper Landing, AK 99572
Tel: (907) 595-1266
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