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Explore the Naknek River with Crystal Creek Lodge, King Salmon, Alaska.

Take a cruise with us and explore the Naknek River, our home water. A short walk from the lodge down our boardwalk brings you to our floating dock, the launchpad of the great daily seaplane, and boating adventures.

Twisting 35 miles from Naknek Lake to Bristol Bay of the Bering Sea, the Naknek is a cold, clear, and powerful corridor waterway for millions of salmon that migrate into Katmai National Park. The salmon swim right past the lodge while on their journey to the vast inland expanse of spawning grounds. It’s a fluvial masterpiece for salmon & trout fishing and is one of the world’s premier trophy rainbow trout rivers.

Step aboard. Explore the Naknek river with us, your cruise begins now.

Check out our Fishing page and our Adventure page to learn more about opportunities to enjoy the Alaska fishing season. Discover the wonders of Crystal Creek Lodge through our Instagram page, where you can immerse yourself in stunning visuals and learn more about our exciting adventures in the Alaskan wilderness!

Crystal Creek Lodge, nestled on the banks of the Naknek River, near King Salmon, Alaska is a renowned exclusive luxury fly fishing and adventure destination with over 400 5-star reviews. Since 1988, we’ve been delivering thousands of hardcore, exciting, and memorable flyout excursions. Learn more about our lodge, the quality standard of Alaska luxury fishing and adventure lodge accommodations

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