10 Days   |   1 - 10 July 2018

The 2018 Alaskan Photo Workshop is currently being revised from 5 days to 10 and will include 3 days shooting whales and eagles in Homer and 2 days at Brooks Falls photographing bears fishing above the waterfalls. Check back mid-July or sign up for the newsletter for updates.



"One of the 10 Great Places for a North American Safari"  -  USA TODAY
Ranked #1 of 4 Specialty Lodges in Lake Clark National Park and Reserve  -  TRIP ADVISOR

Silver Salmon Creek Lodge is a full service, family-run wilderness lodge located on the western shores of Alaska's Cook Inlet, the coastal boundary of Lake Clark National Park and Reserve.  Lodge access is by small charter plane and is an hour southwest of Anchorage or a 30 minute flight southwest of Soldotna.  

Despite being remote, the lodge combines comfort and charm with the most modern amenities. The original lodge is comprised of four guest rooms with en suite, a double lounge room for enjoying the company of fellow guests or a good book, a spacious second-story kitchen/dining room featuring scrumptious family-style meals and, adjoining the dining room, a large deck offering panoramic views of Cook Inlet and one of the bear-viewing fields.  It is not unusual to enjoy your meals while watching bears in the distant sedge fields or below in the yard of the lodge itself. Keep your camera handy! 

In addition to the lodge, there are six guest cabins containing 1-3 spacious bedrooms with a combination of queen and twin beds, full baths, a sitting area and a private deck with views of Cook inlet and the tidal flats.

There is also a two-story, three bedroom, two bathroom annex with two full kitchens accommodating families and groups traveling together.

Last year a large, but cozy, media centre was added where photo groups can meet for daily critiques and informal instruction on wet days. For the most part, however, we will be outside shooting and instruction will be individualized in-field.


  • Complimentary, but limited, satellite WIFI.  No uploading of photos or streaming please.
  • Internet desktop computer for those without their own device


  • En suite
  • Black-out curtains
  • 24/7 recharge facilities for camera and computer gear


  • Alcohol delivery can be pre-arranged in advance of your stay so that it doesn't count against your weight limit on the internal flight. Talk to your tour leader.
  • As the lodge is powered by solar panels with a generator back-up, hairdryers are only permitted when the generator is running.
The Stormy Skye anchored off Duck Island.  Mt Redoubt, an active volcano, to the far right.

The Stormy Skye anchored off Duck Island.  Mt Redoubt, an active volcano, to the far right.