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Where are public restrooms located?

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Written by Blue Cloud Studio
11 December 2013

It is considered ill-mannered to ask to use a gas station's or roadhouse's restroom here in Alaska if you are not a paying customer. There are a number of public facilities located along the Richardson and Denali Highways. The one closest to this junction is four miles north on the Richardson; please see The Milepost for exact locations of others.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 December 2013 16:45

How bad are the mosquitoes?

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Written by Blue Cloud Studio
11 December 2013

We try not to badmouth the mosquitoes too much. Without the abundant mosquito population, we wouldn't have our fantastic migratory birds visiting us in the summer months. The tundra and boreal forest would be a much quieter place without all the birdsong. Migratory birds nest here in Alaska primarily because of this insect smorgasbord. Also, we have very few bees in Alaska; virtually all our wildflowers are pollinated by mosquitoes. They are a fact of life here, and you must be prepared for them. Bring some DEET repellant. Some mosquito repellant clothing (such as Buzz-Off), and a head net, can be useful if you rank as Extra-Tasty to them and plan to spend a lot of time outdoors. The mosquito hatch times vary, and it is impossible to time your visit to not coincide with it. You may see not a single mosquito on your trip, or you may see many. Just be prepared.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 December 2013 16:45

Will we see the northern lights?

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Written by Blue Cloud Studio
11 December 2013

Solar out-gassing, which throw off the particles that cause the ionization of the upper atmosphere bringing upon the aurora, can occur at any time of the year. In order for us to see this display, however, our skies must be reasonably dark. We have seen northern lights displays as early as the second week of August and as late as the last week of April. In the intervening months you should plan to enjoy our wonderful long days - interminable in the weeks surrounding summer solstice, June 20-21.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 December 2013 16:44

Do you have RV sites?

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Written by Blue Cloud Studio
11 December 2013

We do not have RV dump sites or electrical hook-ups, but cabin guests may have accompanying RVs camp for a $10 fee. There is a dump station 11 miles to our south.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 December 2013 16:44

What are the check-in and check-out times?

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Written by Blue Cloud Studio
11 December 2013

Check-in is from 4 to 8 pm. If you will be arriving late, please call and let us know. Cell phone service is widely available in Alaska.  Check-out is before 10 am, please.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 December 2013 16:43

What Guests Are Saying

"The hosts have done a great job re-creating an upscale B&B feel, with nice furnishings and details in the cabins and a beautiful great room."

- TripAdvisor member IzNox, Florida, October 8, 2011

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Denali Highway Cabins & Tours
HC02 Box 7292
Paxson (Gakona), Alaska 99586-9205

907-987-0977
Office hours: 7 am to 7 pm Alaska time

Please note: Telephone service in Paxson is notoriously unreliable. If you are unable to properly reach us by phone, please send us an email or fill out our reservation form online, and we will be in touch with you shortly. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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