Things to do

When you stay at Sourdough Sue's Bear Lake Lodging, you have a variety of once-in-a-lifetime activities to choose from. Probably, the most popular activity near the lodge is watching the salmon run at Bear Creek Salmon Weir. But, you can also enjoy exploring Kenai Fjords National Park, sea kayaking, and whale watching, among other things.

For more information on all our area has to to offer, give us a call. We'll be glad to answer your questions!
Bear Creek Salmon Weir

From May through June young salmon are released into Bear Lake. From July through September, thousands for salmon swim up Bear Creek. Bear Creek Weir offers an excellent spot to the salmon run. The weir is within walking distance from our yurts.
Kenai Fjords National Park

Kenai Fjords near Seward, Alaska, covers over 600,000 acres . The hallmark attraction in the park is Harding Icefield, from which numerous tidewater glaciers run through valleys to form fjord and icebergs. Enjoy viewing a variety of glaciers and wildlife.
Sea Kayaking

One of the most popular things to do in Seward, Alaska, is a boat tour of Resurrection Bay & Kenai Fjords National Park. It’s a great way to get on the water, learn about the area, observe coastal Alaska’s wildlife, and visit a tidewater glacier. Note that our waters are not for inexperienced kayakers. Know your limits, and hire a guide if you need one.
The Iditarod Trail

The Iditarod Trail (also known as the Seward-to-Nome Trail) is a trail system that covers over 1,000 miles. Historically speaking, it started just a few miles north of Seward. You can explore the section of trail from Seward to Bear Lake.
Whale Watching Tours

California Gray Whales, migrating from the Mexican coast to the Bering Sea and Chukchi Sea, travel near Seward and Resurrection Bay. The whales make it to Alaska by spring. The best time of year for whale watching is from March through May.
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