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Unlocking the Secrets of Alaska’s Untamed Wilderness – Ultimate National Park Explorer Tour:

Open those last couple pages of your National Park Passport and get it stamped complete! Crystal Creek Lodge is your gateway to some of Alaska’s most breathtaking and untouched natural wonders. Nestled on the Naknek River near King Salmon, Alaska, our luxury lodge offers you the rare opportunity to explore some of the most remote and pristine national parks and wildlife refuges in the United States.

Experience Alaska with a National Park Tour

Imagine soaring over vast expanses of rugged terrain, with crystal-clear lakes, towering mountains, and sprawling tundra stretching out beneath you. Witness this country, which is raised by 60 million years of active plate tectonics, punctured by volcanos, and is traced by the tracks of multiple glacial epochs. The glacial retreats left tens of thousands of miles of rivers and streams. Many support the greatest salmon runs on earth. It’s a unique ecosystem that supports a myriad of fish, birds, plants, marine mammals, and large land animals, including thousands of Brown Bears. 

We have a fleet of DeHavilland Beaver aircraft, equipped with both wheels and floats. Our aircraft are piloted by experienced pilots and guides to interpret the journey into Alaska’s National Parks. We make it possible for you to access some of Alaska’s most inaccessible locations, including:

Katmai Bear


Katmai National Park & Preserve: Discover the iconic Brooks Camp, where you can witness the awe-inspiring sight of brown bears fishing for salmon in Katmai’s pristine rivers. Land on a literal moonscape then take a hike through the otherworldly landscape of the Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes, a volcanic wonderland unlike anything you’ve ever seen. Numerous other rivers and streams can also be accessed to view brown bears.

Lake Clark Alaska

Lake Clark

Lake Clark National Park & Preserve: Explore the rugged shoreline, towering peaks, and pristine lakes of Lake Clark National Park and have a lakeside lunch at Dick Proenneke’s legendary cabin, a handmade log cabin that is a work of art preserved by the National Park Service, nestled on Twin Lakes.  Visiting Twin Lakes is like landing a seaplane in the center of a giant, golden crown.  Keep your eyes peeled for brown bears, wolves, Dahl Sheep and bald eagles as you traverse this remote wilderness.



Aniakchak National Monument & Preserve: Embark on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure to Aniakchak, the least-visited unit of the National Park Service. You can choose to fly through on the return from watching walruses basking on remote beaches or land a seaplane on Surprise Lake within the Aniakchak Caldera, one of the most dramatic volcanic landscapes on Earth.



Becharof National Wildlife Refuge: Embark on an unforgettable adventure exploring the untouched and untamed wilderness of Becharof National Wildlife Refuge, where rugged landscapes meet diverse wildlife. Discover breathtaking vistas, pristine lakes, and an abundance of wildlife, making it a paradise for nature enthusiasts and photographers alike. Hike trails pounded flat and wide by thousands of years of Eskimo portaging, stalk caribou hiding on remote islands, watch brown bears feeding in meadows or dip your hands into the wondrous, cold, “boiling” waters at The Gas Rocks.

Alaska Walrus Viewing

Alaska Peninsula

Alaska Peninsula National Wildlife Refuge: Experience the rugged beauty of the Alaska Peninsula, where towering mountains, pristine lakes, and abundant wildlife await. Keep your camera ready for sightings of brown bears, caribou, and eagles as you explore this remote wilderness. Volcanos press the clouds here and only a few miles away wild walrus haul out by the hundreds at Cape Seniavan.

Togiak Alaska Native Woman


Togiak National Wildlife Refuge: Discover the untouched beauty of Togiak National Wildlife Refuge, home to some of the most pristine wilderness areas in Alaska. An hour flight takes you across an 3.5 million acre Refuge and a mixture of seascapes, mountains and river valleys. Explore the rich cultural heritage of Togiak Village with a fascinating village tour, offering insights into a community of an Eskimo culture anchored there for thousands of years.

Fishing Options

Would you care to mix a considered selection of these journeys with a day or more of river and stream fishing for trout or salmon? Easy. We’ve got over 75 proven fishing locations and, with a little application of our 35-plus years of operating in the local environment, we can produce. 

Fishing with the Family
Family time with Crystal Creek Lodge

Don’t miss this rare and unique opportunity to explore some of Alaska’s most breathtaking natural wonders with Crystal Creek Lodge. Book your Ultimate National Park Adventure Tour today and experience an unforgettable journey of a lifetime!

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. It’s a place 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 Luxury Alaska Fishing and Adventure Lodge with over 400 5-star reviews. Since 1988, we’ve been delivering thousands of exciting and memorable flyout excursions.

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