Welcome to Drakes’ on the Kenai, and the
Kenai Peninsula. Our 5,800 square foot lodge is
located 15.5 miles down Funny River Road and is on the bank of the Kenai
River with 150 feet of river frontage. The area is quiet and secluded, and
away from the hustle of the lower river. With the combination of wood,
tile, artwork and wildlife specimens, this lodge is best characterized best
by the term “rustic elegance”.
The lodge is located in Soldotna, Alaska and is centrally
located between Homer and Seward, Alaska giving you flexibility to
participate in the myriad of activities that the Kenai Peninsula and Alaska
has to offer.
The Kenai River arguably has the best wild salmon
genetics in the world and is home to the World Record King Salmon (97.4
lbs), the World Record Sockeye salmon (16 lbs), and the World Record Dolly
Varden (19 lbs), In addition the Kenai River is also home to solid runs of
Pink and Silver Salmon, and has an exceptional Rainbow Trout fishery.
The Kenai Peninsula is an
outdoorsman paradise that offers pristine wilderness and simply stunning
scenery. Wildlife is abundant in Alaska and can be seen at any time during
your travels. Beginning with your three hour trip from Anchorage you may
see a wide range of mammals, marine life, and birds. The most prevalent
species in this area includes: Bald Eagles, Beluga Whales, Dall Sheep,
Grizzly, and Black Bears, Mountain Goats, and Moose along with numerous
types of fur-bearing animals, and waterfowl.
Our lodge, and
service offers value for your hard earned money and we are committed to
making your stay comfortable, enjoyable, and above all safe. Come as a
client and leave as a friend.