This rustic Talkeetna log cabin sits alone tucked into the trees overlooking a private pond on 5 wooded acres. It is only 2.5 miles from Talkeetna’s many activities and attractions. A tech-free retreat without internet or satellite TV allows you to enjoy your stay with no distractions.
The furnished 600+ sq. ft. cabin is equipped with a full kitchen (complete with dishes and cookware), dining/living room area with quaint gas fireplace, DVD player with complimentary DVDs, patio doors opening onto a small back deck, a large front deck and full bath.
The cozy upstairs bedroom has sloped ceilings with a large dormer and is furnished with a queen bed, trundle bed and chest of drawers. There is a sofa bed on the lower level.
Enjoy a quiet evening around a crackling campfire at the water's edge to top off your day's activities. You can cozy up to the gas fireplace.
If you are looking for a truly authentic Alaska lodging experience in a quiet setting, yet would like modern amenities, you will enjoy your stay at our "Little Cabin in the Woods."
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Local # 907-733-2600
$195/night (double occupancy) + 5% bed tax. Two night minimum stay.
Deposit: A deposit equivalent to one night's lodging or 50% of the total reservation, whichever is greater, is required at time of booking. Balance is due 14 days prior to arrival.
Payment Methods: VISA, Mastercard, American Express, Discover.
Cancellations: 85% of the reservation amount will be refunded if notice of cancellation is given at least 14 days prior to arrival date.
Check in at Denali Fireside, 22647 Talkeetna Spur Rd, Talkeetna, to pick up your keys and directions to the cabin in the woods.
Dennis DeVore takes you on a narrated tour of Historic Talkeetna and a visit to an original remote Alaskan homestead.
The DeVore family established their homestead in the harsh conditions of Alaska's interior in 1959. Dennis takes you back to the early days. Drive your own ATV or enjoy a scenic ride in a ATV-drawn covered wagon over the five-mile trail to the homestead. You'll be served lunch at Dennis' personal cabin at the back quarter of the homestead. After lunch, you have a choice of activities depending on the season and weather: gold panning on Wiggle Creek, relaxing with a game of horseshoes, berry picking, just enjoying the forest surroundings and photographing wildlife and Mt. McKinley.
Hurricane Turn Train is one of America's last flag stop trains. It has delivered Alaska locals to their remote cabins since 1923.
Your day trip makes the entire 115-mile route starting in Talkeetna. The route threads its way along the Susitna River and through the Indian River Canyon. On this wilderness run, you can get off the train anywhere along the 55-mile stretch to hike or fish. When you are ready to return to civilization, you can stop the train on its return with the wave of a flag.
The train runs Thursday through Sunday in summer. It may run late depending on stops. There is no food service on board. More details on the Alaska Railroad here.
Denali is just a short flight-seeing trip away.
Bald Eagles pose for photo opportunities.
You can enjoy salmon fishing in local streams near Talkeetna.
Moose wander the woods and roads. A young moose calf is learning his way.
Small Alaska birds live throughout the Talkneeta forests. The Ptarmigan is the Alaska state bird.
Prairie Dog and Rabbits can be spotted on the hills or in the woods.
Downtown Talkeetna Spend a day in Downtown Talkeetna soaking up the history and lifestyle of early Alaskans.
Talkeetna Historical Society The Museum will introduce you to the native peoples, aviators, gold seekers, and trappers who are an important part of Talkeetna's past.
The Museum's outbuildings offer even more historic photos and exhibition pieces from the old days. One of the Museum buildings holds the Mountain Exhibit, showing the Mount McKinley and its surrounding peaks of the Alaska Range as a room-size model. Don't miss the ranger, who visits from the Talkeetna Ranger Station twice a day, to tell you more about mountaineering, mountain climbers, and the Mountain Exhibit room.
For a guided tour, call the Museum to set up a time: 907-733-2487. Summer Hours are 10am - 6pm.
Scenic flights by local air services give visitors the thrill of seeing North America's tallest mountain up close. Many flights have the option to land on the glacier which is one of the most highly rated tourist attractions in Alaska.
Talkeetna offers opportunities for world class fishing for rainbow trout, grayling and salmon.