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The three lodges below can take care of everything, so you can set up your fishing and other activities with a single phone call. Also consider the Inn at Tern Lake, just 8 miles east on the Sterling Highway. The inn has its own fishing guide, Corey Hetrick, a son of the owners, going by the name Chugach Backountry Fishing (tel. 907/362-1224; www.chugachbackcountryfishing.com), who offers drift fishing on the Kenai and specializes in hike-in fishing to more remote streams.

If you want a simple room or cabin that is clean, comfortable, and inexpensive, try the Hutch Bed and Breakfast, Mile 48.5, Sterling Highway (tel. 907/595-1270; www.arctic.net/~hutch). In nice weather, you can sit at the fire pit and watch the rabbits hop by. The B&B has Wi-Fi and a covered picnic pavilion with a couple of grills.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.