10 Facts about the Katmai Eruption of 1912

The Valley of 10,000 Smokes In the year 1912 on June 6th, the Katmai Eruption (also known as the Novarupta Volcano eruption) occured, sending nearly 30 cubic kilometers of ash and debris into the atmosphere. The Katmai eruption was the largest of the 20th century. This cataclysmic event created a barren and Martian-like landscape in the … Continued

Pebble Mine could be revived by EPA

We need your help! At Crystal Creek Lodge, we are in the middle of a fantastic fishing season. We are seeing a terrific run of sockeye salmon throughout the region, which is the life blood of the Bristol Bay ecosystem and economy. For the past 30 years, our guests have enjoyed the world-class salmon resource in Bristol … Continued

Visiting Becharof National Wildlife Refuge

Our Backyard Wilderness at Crystal Creek Lodge The location of Crystal Creek Lodge on the Naknek River in King Salmon, Alaska was chosen with great intention. Most notably, the lodge is a mere 5 miles downriver from world-renowned Katmai National Park. Although Katmai is known throughout the world for its brown bears, fishing, and wildness, … Continued