Gate Creek Cabins Has a Total of 8 Rental Cabins

Alaska’s Best Lodging Value! Gate Creek Cabins is a unique one-of-a-kind lodging facility located in a quiet wilderness setting, overlooking 2 small lakes with nearby vistas of Mt. McKinley and Mt. Foraker just 30 air miles away.

Gate Creek Cabins is romantic, friendly and affordable. Cabins are immaculately clean, carpeted and completely self-contained.  Year-around road access is off the George Parks Highway at Mile 114; then 10.5 miles west on scenic Petersville Road (paved to mile 9.5, then 1 mile of good gravel road).  Cabins are furnished with linens, stove and full kitchen facilities, private indoor toilets and showers, flat screen TV/DVD and Blu-ray, and decks complete with lawn chairs and charcoal grills, (don’t forget briquettes).            

We are located on the shore of an ADFG stocked spring-fed trout lake; plus, local streams offer excellent fishing for trout, grayling and salmon. Enjoy trumpeter swans, loons, eagles, the occasional moose, and busy beavers. Grizzly bear can be seen munching on wild berries and dining on river-run salmon. In summer, our green lawns are surrounded by beautiful landscaping and blooming flower gardens. Wild flowers abound.

During winter months enjoy the best snow-machining Alaska has to offer. The Petersville Area has over 400 miles of scenic groomed trails reaching to the southern border of Denali National Park. Gate Creek Cabins rents snowmobiles and has premium fuel for sale. We groom a trail from Gate Creek Cabins to the Safari Lake Trail.

The Forget Me Not:  (4 adult minimum required) The “pride of our fleet”, it is a 1476 sq. ft. two-story, hand scribed log cabin.  A perennial favorite, it has 3 bedrooms and a quaint loft; 5 beds total, 1 queen, 4 full; with a bath and ½; a comfortable living area; and roomy breakfast nook creates plenty of room for dining or family board games. The Forget Me Not is homey, yet modern, and sleeps up to 10. With a large deck, and complimented by its lawn and garden setting, the Forget Me Not is ideal for BBQ’s, and get-togethers for larger groups.  Wedding parties use it as their “Headquarters”. The Forget Me Not is Pet Free.

**The Loons Nest:  One of our 2-bedroom cabins (approximately 833 sq. ft.), it features log construction with a daylight/walkout basement (views of Mt. McKinley and lake with loons). The 3-level cabin features a bedroom loft, with a queen bed overlooking the remainder of the cabin…perfect for snuggling “honeymooners” (quaint and romantic).  The master bedroom offers a queen bed with a propane fireplace and a large adjacent bathroom.  A short stroll down our garden path leads you to one of our picturesque lakes–setting the mood for a romantic canoe ride. Very cute, sleeps 4+.

**The Trap Line:  Our resort’s original log cabin, built in the 1960s, it has been recently remodeled. Quaint, cozy, and very romantic.  The Trap Line is authentic and rustic–exactly what you would expect in an “Alaskan log cabin”.  Two bedroom (600+ sq. ft.; sleeps 4 comfortably) with 1 queen bed and a full bed. Full deck offers views of Mt. McKinley and our small environmental lake. Perfect for two couples or a small family.

The Moose Nugget, Grizzly Den, and Beavers Hideaway, are 785-1023 sq. ft. custom-crafted, cedar-sided cabins with log accents. Each cabin offers a huge Great Room with cathedral ceilings,  a large master bedroom with queen bed, plus inner-spring Futons (guest’s claim to be very comfortable) with all the amenities of the original cabins. The Moose Nugget and Grizzly Den also have good-sized lofts with railings that make a perfect place for children to play and sleep. The Beavers Hideaway overlooks our largest lake, has a large deck and quiet, peaceful setting…perfect for bird watchers (early evenings you can watch moose and loons on the lake) A private cabin for honeymooners.  All 3 Cabins are Pet Free.

We look forward to meeting you and showing you the Alaska we’ve come to love and cherish…for us it is certainly a dream come true. If we can assist you with any questions please contact us at:     Phone: 907.280-8140   

Your hostess, Susie Seibert

** The Loons Nest, Trap Line, Borealis and the Denali are all “Pet Friendly”–which means we allow 1 friendly dog in each cabin. Dog must be house-broken and people friendly. Absolutely NO GUARD DOGS! We do encourage responsible dog owners to bring and enjoy their dog while at Gate Creek Cabins; Please remember that although we do allow your pet in the cabin, they are not allowed on the furniture, and must be kenneled at night and when you are away from the facility. We do ask a $25 charge for your dog’s stay. If you have any questions, please ask for a copy of our dog policy or view it online. Sorry, we do not allow cats.


South Gateway to Denali
Welcome to Gate Creek Cabins. Alaska’s best lodging value, Gate Creek Cabins is a one-of-a-kind property that delivers the “Alaskan Experience” to our guests with all the comforts of home.

Gate Creek Cabins is located near the premier tourist destination sites in Alaska–Denali National Park and Denali State Park. We are centered in the Petersville Foothills–the most popular area in the winter for snow machine enthusiasts. With year round road access, just 10.5 scenic miles off the Parks Highway, Gate Creek Cabins is situated overlooking two small stocked trout lakes. The peaceful setting offers guests an open panoramic view of Mt. McKinley just 30 air miles away. We have eight log or custom crafted cabins ranging from one to four bedrooms. Cabins sleep between 6 and 10 persons and have private indoor bath facilities. Clean, comfortable, and romantic cabins are completely furnished.