Winter: Enjoy the quiet beauty of the Arctic as you snowshoe or cross-country ski in this pristine wilderness. Spend your evenings watching the Northern Lights dance across the night sky.
Summer: Brooks Range rafting, hiking, fishing and wildlife viewing Visit a homestead and pan for gold. Northern lights in August and September. Gates of the Arctic National Park, Kobuk National Park
Flight-Seeing: A year-round option; weather permitting
Vacationing at Bettles can be a wonderful adventure. Our remote Alasa countryside offers exciting opportunities for the photo enthusiast, hiker, backpacker, river rafter,or sportsman. Those who have always wanted to give dog sledding a try, can enjoy dog mushing!
Relax and get comfortable after your journey. Stay at one of our three accommodations, Bettles Lodge, Aurora Lodge or the Aurora Cabin. Bettles offers the ultimate experience for the outdoors enthusiast and for viewing the Northern Lights.
Standard rooms with a shared bath, or Jacuzzi rooms with a private bath
Deluxe rooms, Private Bath, Jacuzzi, Restaurant, Coffee Shop, Tavern Open til'10:00 pm, Satellite TV, Internet
Policies & Restrictions
No smoking. Pets allowed. Children welcome
Rates & Availability
Please call or email for seasonal rates.
Fly Bettles Air from Fairbanks to Bettles.
Please contact us for seasonal rates or special discounts
New Year's Eve under the Northern Lights
Feb 07, 2011 03:50 pm
My girlfriend and I visited Bettles Lodge on New Year’s Eve and we had a wonderful timing meeting the staff, chatting with other guests from around the world and exploring the surrounding village. When we landed in Bettles we were greeted by a wonderful staff and were settled into the cozy lodge very quickly. We were served an excellent lunch and then went out to watch the dog sled mushers hook up their team and take eager people out for a ride. That night we ate an amazing crab dinner and fol ... more
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