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15 06, 2020

Alaskan Getaways with Drifters Lodge

Alaskan Getaways with Drifters Lodge Cooper Landing, Alaska, has become one of the premier destinations for fishing in the state. Still, there are a plethora of other activities to engage in while embarking on an Alaskan getaway. Located in the heart of the Kenai Peninsula, Cooper Landing serves as the perfect basecamp for adventurers exploring Alaska's playground. Conveniently located on the north end of Kenai Lake, right off of the Sterling Highway, this town of 289 sees it's population swell in the summer as outdoor enthusiasts from all over the world come to experience this slice of paradise. Surrounded by [...]

15 03, 2020

Experience Something New: The Alaska Fishing Season

As the air warms up and the days become longer, all signs point to the Alaska fishing season being right around the corner. Soon anglers from all over the world will ascend upon a freshly thawed Alaskan landscape in hopes of experiencing what they’ve otherwise only heard in stories. Unless the Kenai Peninsula is their home turf, most fishermen and women will stay at a fishing lodge. Many —not all— out of state anglers would rather not find themselves combat fishing, but instead, make sure to assess and inventory the best Alaska fishing guides.  Types of Fishing in Alaska There [...]

29 02, 2020

Plan an Alaska Rafting Adventure at Drifters Lodge

Spring’s arrival is so close that the locals can practically feel the early-morning fog, hear the native birds singing in unison, and see the legions of salmon rushing through the Kenai River. For good reason, there’s a ton of buzz about the upcoming salmon fishing season at Kenai River Drifters Lodge as the peninsula is one of the world’s preeminent fish-based destinations on the planet. Anglers are unlikely to stumble upon a more idyllic location for a week of king-sized salmon battles than the Kenai and Kasilof rivers. However, the Kenai Peninsula is also an ultra-popular landing place for nature [...]

5 02, 2020

Guided Alaska Hiking Trips with Drifter’s Lodge

In 2018, we briefly touched on our guided Alaska hiking trips into jaw-dropping Chugach National Forest, such as Hope Point, Slaughter Gulch, and Crescent Lake. Today, however, we’re going to discuss foraging, birdwatching, guiding services, and the 10 best hikes in Alaska, according to personal experience and guest reviews. During the warmer seasons, Kenai River Drifter’s Lodge is the premier adventure-based hub in Cooper Landing, Alaska, as we offer everything from world-class Kenai River salmon fishing to glacier cruises near Seward. And, as you might expect, hiking is a popular alternative to salmon fishing for many adventurers. Alaska Hiking Trips [...]

3 01, 2020

Halibut Fishing in Alaska, a “Barn Door” Awaits!

Because limits on king salmon vary from year to year, more and more returning anglers are beginning to get a “taste” for halibut fishing in Alaska. While nothing compares to the feeling one obtains while wrangling a monster Chinook on the teal Kenai River, netting a slippery, 100-pound halibut in awe-inspiring Resurrection Bay is bound to be one of your life’s true high points. The folks here at Kenai River Drifters Lodge have tremendous relationships with several of the Kenai Peninsula’s finest captains. These world-renowned Alaska halibut fishing charters are available via upgrade along with a variety of other adventure-based [...]

10 12, 2019

The Best Summer Dog Sled Tours in Alaska

As snowflakes continue to descend from the sky, the team here at Kenai River Drifter’s Lodge is left daydreaming of next year’s fishing season. There’s no better time to research, book, and plan a long-awaited, well-deserved Alaska fishing trip than the cozy winter months. And, of course, Drifter’s Lodge is so much more than just the top-reviewed Cooper Landing fishing charter. Anglers and adventurers alike can meticulously (and effortlessly) piece together a fully-customizable excursion to the Kenai Peninsula—that includes an accommodation, all meals, unlimited fishing, and a wide variety of wilderness activities, such as dog sledding. Because of the dramatic [...]

21 10, 2019

Zipline in Alaska: Seward’s Most Exhilarating Experience

As we say “goodbye” to yet another glorious, golden autumn, many of us turn our attention to next summer’s Kenai River fishing season. But, of course, there’s so much more to do in the summertime than hook monster salmon and trophy trout here in Cooper Landing, Alaska. Once the days lengthen and temperatures rise, many of our visiting anglers choose to trek down to nearby Seward, home to the best zipline in Alaska. Stoney Creek Canopy Adventures For decades, Kenai River Drifters Lodge has been helping anglers (and their families) plan well-deserved, long-awaited Alaska salmon fishing trips, Kenai Fjords [...]

15 08, 2019

Fall Alaska Trout Fishing

We’re rapidly approaching the most beautiful season of the year: autumn’s peak. Our seasoned, certified fishing guides have officially begun to target silver salmon and rainbow trout here at Kenai River Drifters Lodge in Cooper Landing, Alaska. As temperatures subtly dip and the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge transforms into a jaw-dropping blend of marigold, kelly green, and amber, anglers from across the globe flock to our particularly beautiful slice of the Kenai Peninsula to hook the plumpest rainbow trout on earth. If you’ve ever spent a week on the teal Kenai River, you already know that Alaska trout fishing [...]

11 07, 2019

3 Things to Do on the Kenai Peninsula This Summer

Kenai River Drifters Lodge has officially come back to life with eager summer travelers from across the globe who have ventured to our serene slice of the Kenai Peninsula to hook massive salmon, observe majestic brown bears, and drift past jaw-dropping glaciers. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg, as the Kenai Peninsula is home to seemingly neverending outdoor activities, ranging from berry picking to gold mine tours. To ensure that your midsummer escape to Cooper Landing, Alaska, is nothing short of flawless, we’ve compiled three of the most unique things to do on the Kenai Peninsula. Guided [...]

28 03, 2019

Jaw-Dropping Wildlife and Glacier Cruises in Alaska

There’s no denying the sheer beauty of The Last Frontier, especially Kenai Fjords National Park, one of the world’s natural wonders. Yes, Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula is home to the best salmon fishing in the world, but our gorgeous slice of wilderness is also a jaw-dropping natural landscape full of majestic wildlife, breathtaking glaciers, and complex, rugged mountain ranges. Kenai River Drifters Lodge, the premier Cooper Landing lodging option, proudly provides our guests with a genuinely once-in-a-lifetime experience: the six-hour Seward Wildlife / Glacier Cruise. Seward Wildlife / Glacier Cruise This popular cruise will glide past some of the most [...]

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