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Address: 126 Main Street, Haines, AK 99827
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+1 907-766-2352
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10:00 - 17:30
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Thu - Tue 10:00 - 17:30
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Local Alaskan and Yukon art. Over 100 artist have work in our store. Haines...

Local Alaskan and Yukon art. Over 100 artist have work in our store. Haines residents Rod and Rhonda Hinson own and operate the store year round. Rod makes custom knives and also turns wood products like pens, stylus', seam rippers and cork screw/bottle stoppers. The best homemade fudge you've ever tasted and healing salves made from local plants. Plan on spending time looking around because every spot in the store is filled with great products.

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Him and his wife are hilarious and very nice people. Half the experience is taking the time to stay and chat with them. His knives are functional and pieces of art, great for... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2017
Chris P
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

Him and his wife are hilarious and very nice people. Half the experience is taking the time to stay and chat with them. His knives are functional and pieces of art, great for gifts and for yourself. I hope to travel to Alaska again and if we do we will be back. And yes the fudge is ridiculously good!

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Rodney H, Owner at Alaska Rod's, responded to this review

Thank you very much for leaving your polite comments. We feel that we are not only representing our store and artists but we are ambassadors for Alaska. We are proud to offer quality local products at affordable prices. You business is appreciated whether or not you purchase anything. More 

Omaha, NE
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

My wife and I visited Haines as part of an Alaskan Dream Cruise. The town is absolutely full of history, and interesting people and places. Our time in Haines, and meeting a wonderful lady named Rhonda, only made us want to return....and the first place we will go is Alaska Rod's. What first attracted me there was the thought I... More 

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Rodney H, Owner at Alaska Rod's, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving your kind comments. We appreciate you visiting even if because of not understanding our sign. It is very common for people to think we are a fishing rod store but we sell them fillet knives. We always strive to make visitors feel at home and we love explaining our beautiful area to them. Hope you can... More 

Alaska
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69 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Nice selection of reasonably-priced art products, nearly all of which is from Alaska. I almost didn't go in because the name sounded like sporting goods, but I'm glad I did. Well, they do have hand crafted knives, but they also have ivory, wood, and jade carvings, paintings, jewelry, clothing accessories, prints and a broad selection overall.

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Whitehorse, Canada
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87 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This is an establishment we visit each time wee are in Haines (often more than once. The store is interesting, the owners are very friendly and kind. Go there to buy souvenirs and more unusual items. If you like knives, Rod makes his own, and they are pieces of art. Then there is the sinfully delicious homemade fudge, the popcorn,... More 

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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Great place to shop! Very friendly! Found out my son was a Boy Scout & took extra time with him. Thanks!

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Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Christmas shopping is tough in small towns. Alaska rods has something for everyone & is very reasonable! Very friendly helpful owners. Made Christmas shopping at home a great experience.

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Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Considering that Haines is not as big as Juneau or even Ketchikan, we were so surprised at the variety and quality of the merchandise at Alaska Rod's. Many beautiful custom items you can't get anywhere else. So many items sold at most of the Tourist shops have printed on them 'Alaska' but when you check carefully....they are imported from China!... More 

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Rodney H, Owner at Alaska Rod's, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We appreciate you taking time to comment on our store. We strive to offer local art and crafts and now have over 100 artists from Alaska and the Yukon. Thanks again and come see us again. Rod and Rhonda More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

You will always receive the personal touch here. I originally came through 3 years ago, while working in the Haines area. I make an annual visit, to check out the homemade cutlery, hand crafted by Rod himself. Last year I purchased a Chef's knife for a chef friend in Las Vegas. He loves the knife so much, it doesn't leave... More 

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Rodney H, Owner at Alaska Rod's, responded to this review

Thank you for the review of our store. We really appreciate you taking the time to offer your comments. It is always good to see returning customers and know that they are happy with our service. We hope you have a great summer and are able to visit us again. Rod and Rhonda More 

Chesapeake, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016

One of the owners helped us the day we were there. She was very patient and provided a lot of information about the items for sale. We were so impressed we went back the next day and spent some more money. They have a Facebook page which I liked, and they post some great pictures of the area around Haines... More 

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Rodney H, Owner at Alaska Rod's, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting our store and for the very nice review. Rhonda and I really try to make visitors feel welcome and offer as much information as possible about our locally made products and our beautiful area. Thanks again and we hope you get another chance to visit. More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 15 June 2016

When traveling to Haines, a visit to Alaska Rod's is a must! The store is jam packed with a variety of goods including souvenirs, knives, and some of the best tasting fudge ever! I actually visited twice - once when a lot of people were in the store, and later, when the crowds had died down, I had a second... More 

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Rodney H, Owner at Alaska Rod's, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. It was nice getting to meet you but wish we had more time to visit. Rhonda still has your card by the register. Hope you get another chance to come to Haines and maybe stay for a week or two. go eat some Memphis BBQ for us. Our favorite place is Cozy Corner near St. Jude's.... More 

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