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27 04, 2018

What’s the Best Camera for Photographing Wildlife?

2018-04-27T04:35:28+00:00AWL Blog, Photography|

At Afognak Wilderness Lodge, we're proud to help our guests experience the majesty that the Kodiak Islands have to offer – and one of the best ways to capture it is through wildlife photography. We regularly lead our guests in hiking and kayaking photo tours through the oceans, forests, mountains, and meadows of the Kodiak Island to photograph birds, mammals, fish, and of course the Kodiak brown bear – and if you're wondering what camera to bring along to your wilderness vacation, we can help!

19 02, 2018

The Best Time to Visit Kodiak, Alaska

2019-05-01T02:18:44+00:00AWL Blog|

Without question, summer is the best option for those looking to vacation in Kodiak. While the weather is still unpredictable, summer is generally the most pleasant, mild time of the year, giving you the perfect weather to explore the wilderness, rugged terrain, and beautiful seas. Summer provides the opportunity for lure and fly fishing in freshwater and saltwater, gorgeous hikes, whale watching, unparalleled photographs, and very pleasant weather.

4 01, 2018

10 Reasons to Choose Afognak Wilderness Lodge

2018-01-04T20:01:57+00:00AWL Blog, Uncategorized|

When you’re looking for a Kodiak, Alaska vacation, we realize that you’ll have a plethora of options to choose from. After all, Kodiak Island isn’t exactly a small place! Having said that, that’s why we at Afognak Wilderness Lodge are always striving to provide the best experience for our visitors who are looking for a Kodiak, Alaska resort. We want you to choose us – and most importantly – we want you to desire to come back. To show why we feel that we’re the top Kodiak wilderness lodge around, we’d like to give you ten reasons why we recommend visiting us.

9 08, 2017

Salmon Fishing in Kodiak

2017-08-09T21:15:11+00:00AWL Blog|

If you’re planning a summer trip to Kodiak and love to go fishing, you’ve come to the right place. In this guide, you’ll find a number of tips & tricks used by guests and pros alike. Afognak Wilderness Lodge is conveniently located in Kodiak and offers all kinds of amenities to ensure that you enjoy your stay and have a successful fishing trip.

7 07, 2017

Whale Watching in Kodiak

2017-07-07T15:10:04+00:00AWL Blog|

Seeing and hearing a whale spout is a thrilling experience and one that most people never forget. Many of our guests at Afognak Wilderness Lodge choose to go on whale watching expeditions, as they’re truly a sight to behold. The summer season is one of the best times to catch the massive mammals, starting in June and continuing for the entire summer season.

12 06, 2017

Fun Facts About The Kodiak Brown Bear

2017-06-12T22:32:46+00:00AWL Blog|

Very few places in the world often the amazing wonder of Afognak Wilderness Lodge. From our unspoiled wilderness to temperate rainforest climate, a trip to Afognak Island is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that you will remember forever. Now that we’re entering the summer season, one of our favorite animals is emerging from hibernation: the Kodiak brown bear. These incredible creatures can weigh up to 1500 pounds, and can be seen in our pristine forest among the Sitka spruce trees.

16 05, 2017

Afognak’s Temperate Rainforest: An Ecological Wonder

2017-05-16T18:18:52+00:00AWL Blog|

Afognak Wilderness Lodge boasts one of the most unique lodging experiences in the United States, with a beautiful temperate climate and a thriving ecosystem to match. As many of the rainforests throughout the world have been subject to commercial and industrial logging, our land has remained preserved in excellent condition, with protected bays and incredible wildlife to witness.

19 04, 2017

Afognak Island: Unspoiled Wilderness With A Temperate Climate

2017-04-19T20:05:08+00:00AWL Blog|

At Afognak Lodge, we offer a beautiful view, classy accommodations and plenty of wilderness adventures. From our fresh and saltwater fishing trips to unforgettable nature tours, our first class Alaska lodge offers one of the most unique experiences in the country. Our wilderness retreat lodge offers an incredible experience in a totally remote location that provides all the creature comforts of home.

9 02, 2017

Everything You Need To Know About The Red Squirrel

2017-02-09T19:59:02+00:00AWL Blog|

The red squirrel is about 11 to 13 inches in length, including its tail. The upper parts of its body are a rusty-olive color with a white belly and underparts. They have a distinct reddish color that distinguishes them from other types of squirrels. Their bushy tail is often a lighter red or orange. One average, they live about 5 years.

18 01, 2017

All About River/Land Otter

2017-01-18T00:58:04+00:00AWL Blog|

If you’re planning a vacation in Kodiak, Alaska, you’re in for a wonderful time as this part of the state offers a diverse range of wildlife and grand adventures in a natural setting that is a sight to behold! At Afognak Wilderness Lodge, we offer visitors to Afognak Island a one-of-a-kind experience. When you stay at our comfortable lodge, you’ll be surrounded by an abundance of land and marine wildlife, including the river otter.

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