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.