Welcome to Backwoods Lodge

Backwoods Lodge is located at the end of the Denali Highway, the second most scenic highway in Alaska, in the small community of Cantwell.  The lodge is only 27 miles south of the Denali National Park Visitor Center.  There are views of Mt. McKinley from the property.

The Backwoods Lodge has 10 motel units and 2 cabins.  (All non-smoking).  

All the rooms are at ground level with drive-up parking for easy access. There is a short nature walk to a quiet pond where you can enjoy a spectacular view of Mt. McKinley and the surrounding mountains.

Backwoods Lodge is the last lodge with a view of Mt. McKinley as you travel north.  

Backwoods Lodge offers 40" HD flat screen TV's with satellite, complimentary WIFI, a refrigerator, microwave, and gas BBQ's.  

Coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and microwave popcorn are all complimentary! 

The Backwoods Lodge is family owned and operated and AAA rated. 
We are pet friendly!  We also offer pet sitting.  Please see Rooms page for 
more information or call us, we would be happy to answer any questions you 
may have.   
New owners as of 08/01/2014.  All rooms have been updated, including new beds with pillow top mattresses 

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