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Kenai Lake Escape is the perfect base camp for your family or group to enjoy all the activities of the Kenai from one central location.  We are a full service lodge that offers catering as well as fishing packages with some of Cooper Landing’s most experienced and friendly fishing guides.


We’re located near the shores of Kenai Lake and surrounded by the Chugach Mountains in Cooper Landing.

Summer activities include:

  • World-class fishing for Salmon, Rainbow Trout, Grayling and Dolly Varden (Fishing trips arranged on request and guide is on site) See Salmon Runs
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Biking
  • Radting
  • Hunting
  • Horsebackriding
  • Berry picking
  • Sighseeing
  • Your Packing List

Winter activities include:

  • Cross-country skiing
  • Telemark skiing
  • Backcountry skiing in the CHugach Mountains
  • Snowboarding
  • Snow Machining
  • Ice Fishing
  • Snowshoeing
  • Dog Sledding
  • Your Packing List

What people are saying about Kenai Lake Escape Alaska!

Your Hosts:                                                     

Arden Rankins is originally from British Columbia. She came to Alaska in 1987 and has been here since then. The adventurous spirit of the Alaskan people and the endless beauty of the state made Arden feel immediately at home. Arden is a trained chef and the five star meals she provides at the lodge will be the high light of your indoor adventure. She also loves to grow flowers, herbs, and vegetables on site.  Organic produce and hormone free meals will keep your body happy and healthy.

Arden is also well traveled in Alaska and throughout the world. If you are planning to adventure the entire Kenai Peninsula as well as other areas of the state, Arden would be happy to make travel suggestions to ensure that you have the best experience possible.

Arden’s father, Bill Rankins, is also around often in the summer. He has traveled the world as a professional hunter and owned hunting territories in British Columbia and the Yukon. For 20 years Bill owned a hunting ranch in Africa. Bill is also an excellent cook. He has 60 years of stories that will entertain anyone lucky enough to be at the lodge when he is here.

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