“The river report I got from big ken is awesome on the yentna- -deep snow. Su Has open leads but everything can be gotten around”
A Diamond in the Rough
The Skwentna Roadhouse – Built in 1982 to provide housing for school children, in 1984 it became the 1st checkpoint for the Iron Dog Classic, now known as the “Alaska National Guard Irondog Race.” The longest snowmachine race in the world…
Since then the Skwentna Roadhouse a true “Diamond in the Rough” has become The Best Kept secret in Alaska’s outback – a popular hotspot for the Alaskan adventurer. The Skwentna Roadhouse is delighted to provide lodging for the spectators of the Skwentna Checkpoint for the Iditarod Dog Sled Race enthusiast. We are also proud to be a Checkpoint for the newly revived Iditasport and the Iditarod Invitational both Ultra Alaskan – winter sports.
Right out our front doorstep we have world class Fishing, Hunting & Snowmachining. We are happy to provide World class Fishing trips ~ Jet Boat excursions – Float trips – Flight sightseeing and true Alaskan adventures. We provide top of the line skilled guides for all of the above – or you’re welcome to become an Ultimate survivor and rough it on your own.
We are lifelong Alaskans and we look forward to helping you plan an adventure of a life time. The Skwentna Roadhouse is a comfortable and relaxing location for year around outdoor enthusiasts. We provide comfortable rooms, hearty meals and spirits for the adventurer and local travelers.
The new Roadhouse is located about 8 miles downstream from the original historic Skwentna Roadhouse — The Roadhouse is at the junction of the Yentna and Skwentna rivers. Skwentna, Alaska, is on the Historic Iditarod trail. We are located at 61°58’219″N 151°11’714″W. The Skwentna Area is 450 plus square miles in size of which 6.9 square miles is water. It is approximately 50 nautical air miles from Wasilla, Alaska, 65 nautical air miles from Anchorage, Alaska and about 70 river miles from the Deshka Landing in Willow, Alaska. The Skwentna Roadhouse is fortunate to have a State owned and operated Airport in our front yard.