Alaska Rainbow River Lodge

Alaska Rainbow River Lodge

Our Fishing Lodge... is sitting in the heart of Alaska’s best fishing area.

Rainbow River Lodge was founded and built after the Alaska Department of Fish & Game discovered the abundant wild rainbow trout in the Copper River years ago while doing a state-wide survey project on all Alaskan rivers. They were so impressed with the rainbow trout in the Copper River that they named it the “Rainbow River”. Now with over 25 years in operation, Rainbow River Lodge has become a legend itself and one of the finest fly fishing lodges in Alaska.


General Information

The Fishing Lodge... is sitting in not only the heart of Alaska’s best fishing area, it is likewise surrounded by typical breath-taking Alaskan scenery.

Nestled among pines overlooking a small picturesque lake from which our float planes land and take off, the lodge and our guests have easy access to countless rivers teeming with wild rainbows trout and salmon. The famed Copper River (that we long ago nicknamed ‘Rainbow River’) is just a little more than a stone’s throw away.


Our Alaska Rental Cabins, all newly built in 2004.

Beautiful natural cedar both inside and out. Each Alaska rental cabin has an Indian slate entry, Maple hardwood floors, state bathroom with slate vanity, corner glass shower, hand-made Aspen log furniture, custom built wall sconces & chandelier and pillow-top mattresses with down comforters. No expense has been spared in creating a great atmosphere and comfort level that each of our guests deserve.

Your rental cabin is spacious… with closet and bathroom. Thermostatically-controlled heat ensures your total comfort. Each cabin is equipped also with a VCR and DVD player and a 19” monitor.

Nothing has been spared in providing you with top quality sleeping accommodations. We want you to get a good night’s rest for the exciting day ahead tomorrow. The esthetic wilderness décor of the main outfitter lodge is carried throughout all of the guest cabins. Book an Alaska rental cabin in Iliamna online or over the phone. 


Luxury and comfort… our main concern for our guests. We pay close attention to every detail and top it off with a touch of wilderness esthetics.


Tasteful, elegant mountings including a life-size grizzly bear, lend atmosphere to the main Alaska lodge.


Our Meals

Dinners like one would find in finer restaurants are served here in the main lodge. The bell for breakfast rings early for anglers anxious to get out and fly fish this treasured Iliamna Lake region of Alaksa. Dining or relaxing the lodge provides the perfect setting for many pleasant moments of conversations and memories.

Besides, Rainbow River Lodge has a most unique bar, created by a very talented artist. These are life-size fish replicas cast of aluminum then arranged and welded together to form the structure of the bar. It’s a conversation piece unlike anything you’ve ever seen before.

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