Alaska Adventure Trips

Alaska will grab hold of a person leaving them changed.

Incomparable to any other location on the planet, Alaska will grab hold of a person leaving them changed. Do you seek to conquer a wilderness frontier unknown to civilization? Do you desire an experience of wilderness discovery and relaxation? The rugged, yet pristine landscapes of the Alaska’s Talkeetna Mountains offer an experience of a lifetime.

Plan your trip to Stephan Lake Lodge and experience Alaska’s true wilderness beauty and natural surroundings.

Alaskan Adventures at Stephan Lake Lodge

Wildlife and Bird Viewing


See Alaskan brown/grizzly and black bears in their natural habitats. View brown bears feasting on salmon in our own private 12-mile Salmon run and black bears scavenging for berries in the majestic Talkeetna Mountain terrain. With an abundant population of bald eagle, waterfowl, ptarmigan, owls, and many other species, bird enthusiasts will truly enjoy birding at Stephan Lake Lodge.

Guided Hiking Treks & Eco-tours

To accommodate all activity levels, we offer several guided hikes and eco-tours, from low impact to strenuous. Whether you would like to walk a leisurely valley meadow or take on a full day mountain hike, you will experience the exhilarating summits and breathtaking panoramas our region has to offer.

Day Hikes: $999 per person includes flight to the lodge from Talkeetna and Lunch on the deck

Multi-Day Hikes with Remote Cabin Lodging: $1000 a day per person, includes flight, guide and all meals

Denali / Mount McKinley Flight Tours


Stephan Lake Lodge offers private flight tours of Alaska’s famous Mt. McKinley and the glaciers of Denali National Park. Fly out from Stephan Lake by bush plane and experience a Denali flightseeing tour of the last wilderness areas untouched by modern man: over six million acres of open alpine tundra, wildlife, mile high granite gorges, ancient blue glaciers and endless icy peaks.

Aurora Borealis / Alaska Northern Light Viewing


Every traveler’s life list should include viewing the Northern Lights, or Aurora Borealis, one of nature’s most spectacular phenomena. Ideal viewing conditions are crisp, cold, clear, and cloudless skies with little light. You can see this most impressive light show–lasting from a few minutes to several days.

Experience the remote Alaskan wilderness...

We are locally owned and operated with over 20 years of guiding experience in Southcentral Alaska. We are proud to call Talkeetna our home and look forward to the opportunity to share this wonderful country with you. We know you will love it as much as we do! Unique to Stephan Lake Lodge is our series of outlying cabins. These rustic log cabins are warm, dry, and comfortable. They form a loop through the Alaskan wilderness and are a comfortable day’s walk from each other. Our goal is that you have an enjoyable, comfortable and safe experience. Our staff know this country well and share our love and respect for it. You will receive the personal attention you deserve and a wilderness experience you will never forget.