Welcome to

Skwentna Roadhouse

A Diamond in the Rough

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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.”

Since then the Skwentna Roadhouse a true “Diamond in the Ruff” has become The Best Kept secret in Alaska’s Outback a popular hot spot 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 Alaska Ultra sport winter race.

The Skwentna Roadhouse is also a comfortable and relaxing location for summertime anglers, outdoor enthusiasts & pilots.

We have world-class fishing & hunting guides available. We provide comfortable rooms, hearty meals and spirits for the adventurer and local travelers.


“Thank you so Much for a great visit and wonderful food.  Skwentna Roadhouse is a true Diamond in the Rough..”

Pia Bergquist - Flight instructor & Writer for Flying Magazine


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 61degrees 58’219”N 151degrees11’714”W.   The Skwentna Area is 450 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 form 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.



“You all made our Alaska Dream come true & then some!!
What a great time we will be back for sure!!”

Dave & Leslie Wilson Fisherman/guests San Diego California

We are open 7 days a week year around. We look forward to serving & supporting the true Alaskan adventure.


We take great pride in providing an Alaskan experience in a very comfortable rustic atmosphere with all the comforts of home, comfortable beds, and home cooked meals.


We are outfitted to cook for groups and also provide an open menu for Breakfasts, Lunch & Dinner. We can accommodate up to 18 people in the lodge comfortably – where we have running water, toilets and hot showers, queen size beds, cable TV & wireless Internet.





We’re not just a bunkhouse anymore!

The lodge also has 2 heated cabins that can accommodate a small or large party. They are rustic although quite comfortable. They have no running water, so you can really appreciate the Alaskan adventure. They each have their own private privies ~ the Alaskan out house.

The culinary skills at the Roadhouse are excellent and tasty; we provide quality meals and tasty treats made on the premises daily.


The Roadhouse is also available for private parties; group Dinners & meals on the fly delivered hot to the airport.  We specialize in Fly – in steak, prime rib or shrimp Dinners just call ahead for reservations.

We have hot coffee and assorted alcoholic beverages, banana & pumpkin rolls or fresh Home made cookies for the un-announced and welcomed adventurer. Every day we can provide a delicious meal and after dinner delights.


For you pilots out there The Skwentna Roadhouse will be happy to provide transportation to and from the Airport, so come enjoy one of our $100.00 Burgers just give us a call on the radio Channel 1229 call for Alaska cab or Skwentna Roadhouse  & we will pick you up… or call 733-2726


“Thanks for the awesome hospitality and home cooking
this was the highlight of the trip”

Steve Ritzi Tampa Bay Florida

Skwentna Roadhouse will continue to provide all the services that have been provided by the
Roadhouse in the past and more. 


We are living our dream and we would like to invite you to share with us this spectacular opportunity.