Knik River Lodge - Alaska - - Palmer, Alaska

Alaska Helicopter Tours & Glacier Dogsled Tour

Not just for our overnight guests. You can join us too!

No time to stay in one of our super cozy cabins? No problem, anybody can join our helicopter tours. Our shuttle can even pick you up at your hotel in Anchorage, or meet you at the downtown visitor center if you prefer not to rent a car. Just select your tour and choose your pickup location when you make your reservation. If you need help with choosing a tour or a suitable departure time to fit with the rest of your travels, please call or email us, we're happy to help!

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Summer Dogsled Tour + Helicopter Flight

Our most popular tour and one of the best Alaskan adventures out there! Imagine yourself and your friends or family members on a private helicopter tour to a remote glacier. Run your own dogteam on real snow, meet the new puppies and listen to the stories of the 1100 mile long Iditarod race. Amazing scenery, a 35 minute helicopter tour and our expert dog musher make this the best trip you can do in Alaska and beyond! Season: May 14 - September 5.

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Helicopter Tour with Glacier Landing

Alaska is home to some of the largest glaciers on earth. Envision exploring this magical landscape by helicopter. Fly over ice towers and see gigantic icebergs roll over in a glacial lake. Hover in front of the deep blue icewall and land on a glacier. Unlike most glaciated areas the Chugach Mountains offer abundant wildlife like moose, mountain goats and bears. Come and join us for an unforgettable Alaskan glacier adventure! Season: May 10 - September 15

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Alaska Glacier & Kayak Tour

Envision yourself exploring this magical landscape by helicopter and kayak. It’s just you and your friends or family on a private tour with nobody else around. Fly over the mighty Knik Glacier and land at the shore of a lake filled with icebergs calving off Colony Glacier. Here you’ll embark on a one hour guided kayak tour. Since it’s your private trip you choose how strenuous you want your adventure to be. Includes helicopter flights, all kayak gear and an expert kayak guide. You just bring the adventurous spirit. Are you ready? Season June 1 - September 15

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Heli Hiking & Outdoor Photography

From June until the end of September, you can enjoy the thrill of a helicopter flight combined with high alpine walking or photography in South-central Alaska. Come and experience the rugged Chugach Mountains away from the crowds. We offer guided tours for small groups of 2 – 5 people, so you’ll have plenty of quality time in the wilderness with outstanding opportunities to see wildlife. A staff favorite! Season June 1 - September 15

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Heli Skiing / Boarding (March - April)

Private Lodge - Best Weather - Killer Terrain - Great Snow

The terrain has it all. Big coastal spine lines, huge open faces, chutes, ramps, cruising glacier runs, bowls, and even a few trees. Runs are typically a minimum of 2,000 vertical feet, with most averaging around 3,500 vertical. Runs of 5,000’ of vertical are abundant and will burn even the most seasoned skiers legs when we ride it top to bottom.

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Glacier Hiking & Ice Climbing

With over ten glaciers in a 15- minute helicopter flight we are located in one of the most spectacular glaciated areas of Alaska. Explore this magical landscape with a private mountain guide. Explore bizarre ice formations, crevasses and rivers running under the ice. Choose between a casual stroll on the glacier, taking a peek inside a crevasse or vertical ice climbing. Anyone 10 years or older can participate, it's safe, fun and makes the best stories! Season May 10 - September 15.

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