Northwoods Lodge is currently run/operated as a first-class overnight remote sportfishing lodge facility specializing in salmon and trout fishing trips. The total building area is approximately 11,000± square feet, with a capacity of approximately 30 guests and staff combined.

Located on Fish Lakes Creek in the remote town of Skwentna, Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Northwoods Lodge is accessible only by boat, plane, or snowmobile. Skwentna is approximately 65 air miles northwest of Anchorage. Fish Lakes Creek is known for its excellent sport-fishing opportunities for summertime anglers. The area is classified as an isolated/remote area, unzoned by the Matanuska Susitna Borough.

Fishing, hunting, hiking, all five Alaska salmon runs are found at nor near the lodge: king, silver, pinks, chum, and sockeye. In addition, anglers have opportunities with rainbow trout, grayling, northern pike, and the occasional Dolly Varden if fly fishing is your preference. Wildlife at or near the lodge range from moose, black bear, and the coveted Alaska brown bear. The owner is selling this turnkey operation, including all furniture, fixtures, and equipment, except for the barge and dozer. Gross revenue for 2022 was $588,694.74, with plenty of room to grow. Gross revenue for 2020 and 2021 was impacted by Covid.

Pictures alone do not capture the impact on the senses when guests arrive for the first time; sounds, the aroma of the cottonwoods, and spruce all come together in Central Alaska and Northwoods Lodge. Opportunities to expand this remarkable offering are endless. With its own private beach, bring your floatplane, Jet Sled, or more. Located a 45-minute plane ride from Anchorage, this retreat offers it all.


  • 1.5± acres
  • 45-minute floatplane ride, 65 miles northwest of Anchorage
  • All five species of salmon run in Lake Creek, Fish Lakes Creek, and other nearby creeks
  • Amazing fly-fishing for rainbow trout, Dolly Varden, northern pike, and northern grayling
  • Private beach
  • Off-grid with water, power, satellite internet, 24/7 power
  • Sale includes all furniture, fixtures, and equipment except barge and dozer
  • Potential winter businesses include housing guests for the Iditarod and self-guided hunting trips
  • Another potential income source is white water rafting from Chelatna Lake to Northwoods Lodge
  • Fantastic black bear and moose hunting
  • 47’ barge landing craft with three 300 hp four stroke Yamaha outboards can be offered as well as the Deshka Landing membership for $20,000. The value of the barge is $300,000
  • Yvan Corbin, Owner/Licensee | Real Broker Alaska | (907) 301-0875 |
  • Learn more about this property, its investment potential and information about the area in the Property Brochure.

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