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Minutes Off Parks Hwy-Experience Alaska 27 Acres Riverfront-Willow Creek Inn 1

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WILLOW CREEK INN on the river


Last updated: 12/11/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Willow house description

* Come and get away from it all on this unique River Front Property ! Known for excellent Rainbow/ Steelhead trout fishing. WILLOW CREEK INN is located in the foothills of the Talkeetna Mountains in the beautiful Susitna Valley with many outdoor opportunities available close by. Ask owner about recommended local guides.
* The property is 27 acres of boreal forest with private river front. Built with vaulted ceilings, oak floors & large screened windows throughout & beautifully furnished. Sided on exterior with cedar. It sits 75 feet from the river with a beautiful view of the winding rapids.
* Willow Creek has several species of trout (rainbow/steelhead, arctic grayling) & is spawning ground for Silver & King Salmon. Also, home of River Otter. Larger mammal species in this area include Moose, Brown & Black Bear. Fish for Salmon as close as the confluence of Willow & Deception Creeks. Many streams crossing the Parks Hwy nearby are popular fishing spots.
* Hatcher Pass & the Nancy Lake Rec. Area offer many hiking trails. Bring your camera!
* The town of Willow is centrally located to many popular & scenic places to visit (Hatcher Pass, Independence Mine, Nancy Lake Rec. Area, Matanuska Glacier, Denali National Park, Talkeetna). Willow is surrounded by the Talkeetna Mountains to the east & the Alaska Range to the west & north. Willow has many lakes & rivers. The Re-Start of the world famous IDITAROD TRAIL SLED DOG RACE is just 7 miles from rental on Willow Lake. Great viewing in the winter months of the NORTHERN LIGHTS(Aurora Borealis). Winter renters enjoy snow-machining. The trail leading into Hatcher Pass is minutes away.
*Towns nearby include, Palmer, Wasilla, Big Lake, Meadow Lakes, Houston, Nancy Lake to the south. To the north are towns of Talkeetna, Sunshine, Trapper Creek & Denali.

Keywords: House on river, private, 27 acres, wooded,
easily accessible


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Property Type

  • House
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Mature in 20s...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Smoking Receptacle on Porch...moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


          • Convertible bed(s): 1 sleep sofa /futon


          • Queen Beds in each bedroom with Simmons Mattresses on Bed Frames

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


          • provided: tp, liquid hand soap & bath linens

          Other Amenities

              • Gold Pans/Sluice Box Low Allergen Rental (no pets, no carpets)


              • Satellite / Cable:

                Dish Network...moreless

              • Television


              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions


              • Churches
              • Library
              • Playground
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Mountain View:

                There's a view of Mt. McKinley 1/2 mile from driveway and at other locations along Willow Fishhook Rd (see pictures)...moreless

              • Waterfront:

                House is 75 feet from river (river accessible to walk to) Long staircase leads to lower level of property near river's edge....moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Rafting
              • Snowmobiling


              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 4 people


              • Clothes Dryer
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating:

                Toyo Stove...moreless

              • Towels Provided:

                All Bath Linens provided...moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                Liquid Laundry Soap provided...moreless


              • Coffee Maker:

                Coffee & Coffee Filters provided...moreless

              • Cooking Utensils:

                Stainless Flatware & wide variety of cooking tools...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Everything to Cook, Bake, Serve & Eat...moreless

              • Dishwasher:

                Dishwasher Tablets Provided...moreless

              • Ice Maker
              • Kitchen:

                Full Kitchen (open concept)...moreless

              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items:

                Variety of Spices...moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                Side by side Refrigerator/Freezer w/Ice Maker(cubed & crushed) & Filtered Water....moreless

              • Stove:

                4 Burner...moreless

              • Toaster


              Payment Type

              • Mastercard
              • Visa


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              from 20 traveler reviews
              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Nov 2014 - Dec 2014
              Nov 1 - Dec 30, 2014
              2 night min stay
              Jan 2015 - Apr 2015
              Jan 1 - Apr 30, 2015
              2 night min stay
              May 2015
              May 1 - May 31, 2015
              2 night min stay
              June 2015
              Jun 1 - Jun 30, 2015
              2 night min stay
              July 2015 - Aug 2015
              Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2015
              2 night min stay
              Sept 2015
              Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2015
              2 night min stay
              Oct 2015
              Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2015
              2 night min stay
              Nov 2015 - Dec 2015
              Nov 1 - Dec 31, 2015
              2 night min stay
              Jan 2016 - Apr 2016
              Jan 1 - Apr 30, 2016
              2 night min stay
              May 2016
              May 1 - May 31, 2016
              2 night min stay
              June 2016
              Jun 1 - Jun 30, 2016
              2 night min stay
              July 2016 - Aug 2016
              Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2016
              2 night min stay
              Sept 2016
              Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2016
              2 night min stay
              Oct 2016
              Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2016
              2 night min stay
              Nov 2016 - Dec 2016
              Nov 1 - Dec 31, 2016
              2 night min stay
              My Standard Rate
              1 night min stay

              Additional information about rental rates


              • Tax Rate 5%


              Rental Policy in effect with all reservations

              Will do 1 nite rents when able; ask about our policy

              Discount Weekly Rates are based on 2 guests

              Holiday & Special Event rates may be higher

              Cancellation policy:

              Policy available by contacting owner when booking.

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              Last updated: 12/11/2014
              Check availability
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              21 Unavailable
              22 Today
              23 Selected dates


              90 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Ted Steven's Intn'l Airport
              5 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Willow Trading Post
              40 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Settlers Bay
              35 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Alaska Railroad
              5 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Parks Hwy 3
              5 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Willow Trading Post
              75 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              Hilltop Ski

              Car: Necessary

              Northern Lights/Aurora Borealis viewing in winter months

              Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race Re-Start on Willow Lake just miles from rental (month of March)

              Gold Pans available at rental (Willow Creek is a Placer Stream)


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2005

              About the owner: Just minutes off the Parks Hwy on paved, state maintained road, this is a beautiful and mountainous area. Home to many rivers, lakes and much wildlife. This 27 acres was purchased in 2005, knowing well it would be the perfect place for a wonderful vacation get-away because of the unique & wild beauty of the riverfront. Construction of Willow Creek Inn began in 2006 and was open for rental in 2007. People from all over the U.S. and the world have enjoyed this wonderful riverfront property.

              Why the Owner Chose Willow:
              Willow is a beautiful place to vacation. WILLOW CREEK INN is centrally located to other areas popular with visitors. There's many things to do in Willow if you love the outdoors, love to fish or just enjoy scenic beauty & wildlife.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              WILLOW CREEK INN is private. The river is 75 feet from the rental and the sound of the water is soothing. This river is not accessible for motorized boats, but a favorite for rafters & kayakers. Guests have spotted and/or photographed a variety of wildlife on the property. The river is accessible by foot. Great fly-fishing for rainbow/steelhead trout. There are gravel bars you can access for fishing & gold-panning. There's an eagle's nest on the property which eagles occupy during the summer months & raise their young. Willow has excellent fishing guides who will take you down the river in a raft. In the winter, snow-machiners use the 'old military trail' to gain access into Hatcher Pass. Winter renters also enjoy viewing the Northern Lights on cold clear nites in the Northern Sky.

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              Speaks: english



              • WILLOW CREEK INN on the river

                WILLOW CREEK INN on the river

              • A River Runs Through It
Willow Creek

                A River Runs Through It Willow Creek

              • Kitchen/Dining


              • Bathroom


              • Friendly Moose

                Friendly Moose



              • RESIDENT EAGLE

                RESIDENT EAGLE



              • Living Room

                Living Room

              • Front Bedroom

                Front Bedroom

              • Renter Photo 
from Denali Nat'l Park

                Renter Photo from Denali Nat'l Park

              • The Great One

                The Great One





              VRBO #126409

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              This listing was first published here in 2007.

              Date last modified - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

              $99 - $179 per night (USD)

              2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 4

              View calendar: Updated 12/11/14
              Minimum stay: 1-2 nights
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              Member since: 2007
              Speaks: english
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