American Creek

A truly exceptional wilderness experience offering diverse scenery, wildlife viewing, and some of the most amazing fishing in the world is at American Creek. It is a world-famous, prolific rainbow trout, dolly varden, and grayling fishery. Located in Katmai National Park, the American is deep in the Naknek River watershed but is a short 20-minute seaplane … Continued

Naknek Cruise

Take a cruise on 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 … Continued

Visions of Katmai

When people envision Katmai, they think of bears and salmon… mostly bears. Yes, Katmai is one of the premier brown bear viewing areas in the world but it is also a wonderful backyard playground for guests at Crystal Creek Lodge to explore the wonders of remote Alaska. The landscape and wildlife of Katmai are as … Continued