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11 07, 2019

3 Things to Do on the Kenai Peninsula This Summer

2019-07-11T12:45:07+00:00Beautiful Places in Alaska, Cooper Landing Alaska Lodging, Cooper Landing Lodging, Kenai River Lodge, Things to Do on the Kenai Peninsula|

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 [...]

14 06, 2019

King Salmon Fishing in Alaska

2019-06-14T14:21:21+00:00Alaska Salmon Fishing Trips, Cooper Landing Alaska Lodging, Cooper Landing Lodging, Kenai River Lodge, Salmon Fishing in Alaska|

The time has finally come for yet another unforgettable fishing season here on the Kenai Peninsula. Kenai River Drifters Lodge, located in the beautiful riverside town of Cooper Landing, Alaska, has evolved into one of the premier fishing destinations in The Last Frontier thanks to our highly-trained fishing guides, affordable packages, and hand-crafted Kenai River cabins. Anglers from across the globe flock to the Kenai Peninsula every summer for many reasons, primarily the king salmon fishing. Kings are the largest salmon species by far, making them the target of choice during well-deserved Southcentral Alaska fishing trips. One of the [...]

24 05, 2019

The 4 Best Kenai River Cabins at Drifters Lodge

2019-05-24T15:38:52+00:00Alaska Salmon Fishing Trips, Cooper Landing Alaska, Cooper Landing Alaska Lodging, Cooper Landing Lodging, Kenai River Lodge|

The highly-anticipated Kenai River salmon fishing season is nearly here in jaw-dropping Cooper Landing, Alaska. We’re eagerly counting the days and gearing up for yet another exciting summer here at Kenai River Drifters Lodge. One of the most important aspects of a salmon fishing trip – besides world-class guides, good weather, and monsters runs – is the quality of the on-site accommodations. Luckily for you and your group of anglers, Drifters Lodge has a small fleet of hand-crafted Kenai River cabins along the water’s edge. We offer anglers a wide variety of overnight accommodations, including log homes, cabins, and [...]

25 04, 2019

Springtime Kasilof River Adventures from Cooper Landing, Alaska

2019-07-27T18:15:04+00:00Alaska Salmon Fishing Trips, Cooper Landing Alaska, Cooper Landing Alaska Lodging, Cooper Landing Lodging, Kenai River Lodge, Salmon Fishing in Alaska|

We’re quickly approaching one of the most anticipated fishing seasons of the year: the springtime Kasilof River king salmon run, which starts in mid-May. Not only do thousands of massive king salmon (also known as “Chinook”) swarm into the wide, serene Kasilof River every spring to spawn, but this world-famous river is also home to a thriving steelhead trout population. Full-day Kasilof River drift trips are a drive away from Kenai River Drifters Lodge’s cozy Cooper Landing cabins as our boats put in at the Kasilof River Bridge along Sterling Highway. Please read further to learn more about one [...]

28 03, 2019

Jaw-Dropping Wildlife and Glacier Cruises in Alaska

2019-03-28T13:40:19+00:00Alaska Wildland Adventures, Beautiful Places in Alaska, Cooper Landing Alaska, Cooper Landing Alaska Lodging, Cooper Landing Lodging, Kenai River Lodge|

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 [...]

23 01, 2019

Half-Day Fishing Trips near Cooper Landing, Alaska

2019-05-08T18:00:38+00:00Alaska Salmon Fishing Trips, Alaska Wildland Adventures, Beautiful Places in Alaska, Cooper Landing Alaska, Cooper Landing Alaska Lodging, Cooper Landing Lodging, Kenai River Lodge, Salmon Fishing in Alaska|

Cooper Landing may be covered in fluffy snow at the moment, but we’re still daydreaming about the upcoming king salmon fishing season here at Kenai River Drifter’s Lodge. There’s no better time than right now to book a spring, summer, or fall Kenai River fishing trip to Alaska before we’re fully booked for yet another exciting season. Most groups, families, and couples choose full-day fishing expeditions so they can catch and keep their limit, but if you’re looking for a different challenge this year, seek out our three half-day fishing trips. We’re one of the only Alaska fishing lodges [...]

28 12, 2018

Hidden Gems near Cooper Landing, Alaska

2019-05-08T18:01:27+00:00Alaska Salmon Fishing Trips, Alaska Wildland Adventures, Beautiful Places in Alaska, Cooper Landing Alaska, Cooper Landing Alaska Lodging, Cooper Landing Lodging, Kenai River Lodge, Salmon Fishing in Alaska|

Anglers from across the globe visit the Kenai Peninsula for world-class king salmon fishing, breathtaking wildlife, and an opportunity to unplug from today’s modern world. However, not every single guest here at Kenai River Drifter’s Lodge wants to spend the entire week salmon fishing in Alaska, which is why we have “substitutions.” We encourage visiting anglers to swap a full day of fishing with one of our Alaskan adventure activities, including hiking, rafting, bird watching, and guided day trips to the Kenai Peninsula’s most popular cities. The Last Frontier has so much more to offer than Kenai River fishing, [...]

28 11, 2018

The Best Alaska Hiking Trails near the Drifter’s Lodge

2019-05-08T18:01:40+00:00Alaska Salmon Fishing Trips, Alaska Wildland Adventures, Beautiful Places in Alaska, Cooper Landing Alaska, Cooper Landing Alaska Lodging, Cooper Landing Lodging, Kenai River Lodge, Salmon Fishing in Alaska|

While we certainly make a living fishing for delicious salmon and trophy rainbow trout, hiking through the breathtaking Alaskan wilderness is a strong passion of ours here at Kenai River Drifter’s Lodge. Some of the best Alaska hiking trails lie deep within the massive, strikingly beautiful Chugach National Forest, which spans nearly seven million acres in Southcentral Alaska. The next time you’re spending a week king salmon fishing in Alaska, ask about our extensive guided hikes through the Alaskan Bush. Easy, Moderate, or Difficult? Any visiting angler here in Cooper Landing, Alaska, can substitute fishing trips with other outdoor [...]

25 11, 2018

Customize Your Kenai River Drifter’s Lodge Experience

2019-05-08T18:01:50+00:00Alaska Salmon Fishing Trips, Alaska Wildland Adventures, Beautiful Places in Alaska, Cooper Landing Alaska, Cooper Landing Alaska Lodging, Cooper Landing Lodging, Kenai River Lodge, Salmon Fishing in Alaska|

It’s extremely rare to find an affordable fishing lodge on the shores of an incredibly beautiful stretch of the Kenai River that also offers fully customizable Alaskan adventure packages. Kenai River Drifter’s Lodge has everything you’re looking for and so much more! Anglers have been visiting our world-class, family-friendly fishing lodge in breathtaking Cooper Landing, Alaska, for decades. We happily provide anglers and nature enthusiasts with once-in-a-lifetime fishing, hiking, flightseeing, and rafting adventures. Your wish is our command here at Kenai River Drifter’s Lodge. If you would like to replace a day of fishing with bird watching and flightseeing [...]

28 10, 2018

Ocean Fishing: Finding the Best Alaska Fishing Charters

2019-05-08T18:02:23+00:00Alaska Salmon Fishing Trips, Alaska Wildland Adventures, Beautiful Places in Alaska, Cooper Landing Alaska, Cooper Landing Alaska Lodging, Cooper Landing Lodging, Kenai River Lodge, Salmon Fishing in Alaska|

Alaska is known for waterways abundant with all sorts of impressive catches such as salmon, rainbow trout, Arctic graylings, halibut, and more. Kenai River Drifter's Lodge offers incredible ocean fishing adventures through area charter companies that provide panoramic views, access to beautiful glacial waters, and catches that will be sure to give any angler the experience of a lifetime. Embark on several Alaska wildland adventures on the open sea in Cooper Landing, Alaska, and discover one of the best fishing charters to cast your line and reel in some monster fish. A Kenai River Drifter's Ocean Fishing Experience Here at [...]

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