Is Alaska on your Bucket List?

"Yes!" Many would answer.

The idea of a "bucket list" seems to convey the the notion of "kicking the bucket" or unfinished business. A bucket list is almost synonymous with a wish list,something that is not easily attainable in this life time. But don't let Alaska be one of those things on the list that you put off, because you will be glad you have made it to Alaska!

​People come to Alaska for its breathtaking scenery, and exploring the outdoors requires physical strength and stamina. Fishing, hiking, and seeing wildlife may require some walking, hiking, and climbing. Come North while you are fit and healthy so that you can fully take advantage of everything Alaska has to offer. So check Alaska off of your bucket list and don't wait any longer!

Some people visit once and come back every year. Give yourself the gift of time in Alaska. You won't regret it!

Gwin's Lodge

P.O. BOX 769




ALASKA  99572-0769


mo. 907-398-3987

Welcome to Gwin's Lodge and Roadhouse!

About Gwin's Lodge

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. 


Gwin's Lodge has been an iconic and historic landmark, well-known for delicious home cooking and comfortable lodging. 


Gwin's Lodge is under new ownership and management. The entire property has been renovated and remodeled.


Whether it's fishing, wildlife viewing, sightseeing, scenic or whitewater rafting, kayaking, horseback riding, or hiking...  make Gwin's Lodge your Kenai Peninsula recreation headquarters! 


The amazing turquoise blue waters of the Kenai River and the crystal clear waters of the Russian River are home to Sockeye Salmon, Silver Salmon, King Salmon, Dolly Varden, and Rainbow Trout.


This combined with the breathtaking forest, rivers, lakes, mountains, beaches, and abundant wildlife make the Kenai Peninsula a sportsman's paradise and perfect vacation getaway.