Remote Fishing & Hunting Lodge on 39.44 Acres w/ 1000 Feet Frontage on the Yentna River Near Skwentna, Alaska




Yenta River frontage approximately 90 miles by boat from the Deshka Landing, Willow, Alaska. Approximately 80 air miles from Anchorage, Alaska. 29 mile up river from Skwentna, Alaska

Located on the northeasterly shore of the Yentna River, about 29 miles upstream from the Skwentna area.


Remote No road access or address


ASLS 85-071 Tr A

Parcel Size

39.44 Acres

The shape is generally regular, with around 1,023′ of frontage on the Yentna River. The northerly boundary is 1,775′, the easterly boundary is around 883′, and the southerly boundary is 1,306′. There is also about 300′ of frontage on a small, seasonal stream near the northwesterly coner, for total water frontage of around 1,320′, or ¼ mile.

Topography ranges from level to rolling, generally draining from the northeast to the southwest. Foliage consists of mature white birch and spruce, with typical underbrush.




$1,529.73 per year


Generator shed with a generator to supply electric power, has a private well and septic system.

wood stove for heat.




Total Building improvements – 9,084 Square Feet.

Lodge building has 6,376 square feet, with five levels, wood frame, concrete footers on wood piling, metal roof, has a major foundation failure that needs repaired.

Improvements on the property consist of a wood-framed and T- 111 sided main lodge building, two log guest cabins, a frame & T-111 shop/employee housing building, and a frame generator shed. An addition to the lodge building Increased capacity of the facility to 22 guest beds. All roofs are metal. The main lodge building is designed as a multi-level, hillside structure, and there are five different levels in the building. There are two basement levels, the main level, a second level, and attic storage, Following are the areas of the structures.

The foundation for the lodge was reported to be concrete with steel beams. The main floor of the lodge includes two bedrooms, each with private full bath, and one with a large walk-in closet. There is a living room, dining room for 14 people, eating bar, full kitchen (non-commercial), pantry, linen closet, entry, porch and deck. The second level includes two guest bedrooms, each with private full baths and walk-in closets, office/study/library, two storage areas, and master bedroom with full bath, dressing room and Jacuzzi.

The lower basement is utilized for ATV storage/repair, and has a slab floor. The upper basement includes additional drive-thru space for ATV’s, fishing tackle room, work bench and fish preparation area. There is also an entry to the structure, mechanical room, water and food storage area pantry. The mechanical system includes a 175,000 BTU boiler, a hot water boiler-mate, and heat is hot water baseboard.

An addition of 1,632 SF includes the living area with wood­ stove/hearth and two bedrooms on the main level, and three bedrooms on the second level. The purpose of the addition was to provide for an additional six guest beds. The original area of the lodge was built from 1985-89, Interior finishing includes finished drywall walls and ceilings, tounge & groove walls and ceilings, and carpet and hardwood floors.

Small Guest Cabin: 708 SF was built in I989, and is two-level. The first floor includes two bunks, stairwell, wet bar/sink, living/dining area, and full bath with hot water heater and pressure tank.. The second level is a full-height loft, and includes two bunks. This building is log construction with rear frame wall. Interior finish includes finished drywall, tounge & groove wood, and carpet/wood floors. Heat is by a diesel-fired Toyo stove. (not sure if this stove it is still there or not)                                                  ·                                                    ·

Large Guest Cabin: 1,088 SF has two-level, was built in 1991, and is also a log structure. The main level includes a bedroom, sitting room, entry, and full bath with hot water heater and pressure tank. The upper level also includes a full bath, and two bedrooms. Interior finish is similar to the other guest cabin, and heat was by a Toyo diesel stove (not sure if this stove it is still there or not). Foundations for the cabins are piles driven to resistance.

Generator Shed  144 SF  had two 20kw diesel generators, one of which is utilized as a back-up. There is a sophisticated inverter/battery electrical system run off the generator, and a solar panel. Seller used one of the generators last summer during his visit. Buyers to verify what equipment is still existing on property. Seller is selling this property in as is condition and with all existing equipment on it at time of sale.

Shop/Employee Housing: 769 SF

Total Outbuildings 2,708 SF


This property is located south of Denali National Park and has Alaska State land adjacent on two sides. This was a fishing and hunting lodge back in the late 1990’s. It was appraised for $1,050,000 in 1999. Seller is willing to provide buyer a copy. This property is an excellent remote area for hunting and fishing.

Seller is selling this property in as is condition and with all existing equipment on it at time of sale.

MLS # 18-5272

Sale Price

$149,000 cash with a quick closing

Photos & Maps  – Many of the below photos are dated and may not represent the current condition of this property.