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The Crystal Creek Lodge Blog is a place of possibilities, where to learn deeper insight into how to explore the tens of millions of acres of wild Alaska surrounding us.  Whether you’re after fishing, wildlife, the perspective of history or simply feeling the awe of being in wide-open spaces, it’s all here. Enjoy the journey. 

Aniakchak National Monument in Fall

Aniakchak National Monument in Fall

The weather has been spectacular during the final week of our season. Realizing we had a rare opportunity at hand, we invited several guests to visit Aniakchak National Monument to witness the fall colors and light. A truly inspirational day. Check out our Fishing page and our Adventure page to learn more about opportunities to…

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Aniakchak National Monument

Aniakchak National Monument in Fall

A Crystal Creek Lodge plane first landed at Aniakchak National Monument many years ago. Located 120 miles south of King Salmon on the west side of the Alaska Peninsula, Aniakchak is one of the most remote and infrequently visited National Monuments.  The main feature of the Monument is a 6-mile wide caldera created 3,500 years…

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