Please contact us if you have any questions about staying with us at Bear Paw Adventure in Alaska. Below are replies to some of the frequently asked questions we've received over the years.
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Yes. Although Bear Paw Adventure is located in a natural, scenic area on the Kenai Peninsula, all the buildings do have running water, pumped from our own drilled wells. Hot water is provided in the Wise Old Hunter Lodge, the Bear Den Vacation Home and the Anchor Point Captain Cook by oil-fired, high efficiency on-demand water heaters. An electric water heater is used in Moose Cabin.
No need to bring sleeping bags. All bedding is provided and this includes mattress pads, sheets, blankets, quilts and double pillows. Towels, wash cloths, shampoo and body and hand wash dispensers are also provided.
The distance to Bear Paw Adventure from Anchorage is about 200 miles or about 4-1/2 hours. Seward is 155 miles and Homer about 15 miles.
Yes, an automatic coffee pot is furnished in each building, along with a supply of regular and decaffeinated coffee, coffee mate, sweeteners and tea.
Yes, the Wise Old Hunter Lodge and the Moose Cabin are tucked into the spruce trees and wildflowers, so that guests enjoy a sample of lodging in a remote Alaska wilderness, immersed in the flowers, trees, and wildlife. The Anchor Point Captain Cook is also in the spruce trees but offers a view of the muskeg and the mountains across Kachemak Bay. The Bear Den Vacation Home is in the spruce trees too, with a mowed grass lawn around the building with picnic tables, a horseshoe pit and a volley ball court. Fantastic views of the beach, Cook Inlet, Kachemak Bay and four volcanoes are available from just across the Sterling Highway and from nearby locations around Anchor Point.
Our resident skipper is no longer doing fishing charters but we have several top-notch charter operators that we work with and we will help you select a fishing charter that matches your interests – or help you with fishing on your own if that is your preference.
Yes, Anchor Point has several take-out and sit-down restaurants that are located within about a mile of our location. There are also many fine restaurants in nearby Homer.
Yes, Anchor point has two small grocery stores. Many of our guests stop at the big Fred Meyer store in Soldotna for groceries on their drive from Anchorage. There are also a big Safeway, food warehouse and other grocery stores in Homer, just 15 minutes away.
Yes, each building has a complete kitchen, supplied with pots and pans, cooking equipment, and stocked with supplies such as flower, corn meal, sugars, baking soda, baking powder, salt & pepper, seasonings, paper goods, dishes, glasses, tableware, etc. Catch a fish, buy some hamburger or steaks and you will find everything you need to prepare your meal on the gas grill, the frying pan or in the oven.
All pets must be kept out-of-doors and are not permitted inside any of the buildings. Please read our pet policy.