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Long Rifle Lodge

31406 W Glenn Hwy, 31406 W Glenn Hwy, Palmer, AK 99674-8105
+1 907-745-5151
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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31406 W Glenn Hwy, 31406 W Glenn Hwy, Palmer, AK 99674-8105
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

I've lived up here nearly 50 years and have driven past Long Rifle Lodge hundreds of times...but never stopped until this week. I won't make the mistake of bypassing this gem again. The owner was affable, congenial, pleasant and very welcoming. And the lodge is...More

Thank Antiquetuck
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We stayed at the Long Rifle Lodge in July for one night on our way back from Valdez. This was a great place. VERY clean. We stayed in room #9 - one of the two with a private bathroom. The accommodations were simple but all...More

Thank Cold-n-MN
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Ate there with a group tour after visiting the Matanuska Glacier. It was a charming place with an amazing view. The service was ok, and the food was very average. Would probably go again if I was in the area, but I would keep the...More

Thank Adam M
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped at the Long Rifle on the way back from Valdez. Great views, fantastic food and excellent service. We followed two separate bus groups and the staff was great. We will definitely stop again.

Thank Mkraus63
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Rooms were clean and neat price is very reasonable they close at 8 pm No breakfast in the middle of nowhere, you get awesome views of the matanuska glacier the only downside -- staff was very rude, when asked for water, they said don't u...More

Thank dcruz007
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Friendly folks, cold beer, and AMAZING onion rings. Fair prices, and an incredible view of the Matanuska Glacier! Would recommend to anyone :)

Thank Jacob F
Reviewed 14 August 2017

My friend and I stayed here for one night as we were traveling through Alaska. This is a great place to stay if you plan on visiting the Matanuska Glacier- you can see the glacier from most rooms and there's a stunning view of it...More

Thank bearandmoose
Reviewed 11 August 2017

This place was neat and tidy, had a lovely view of the Matanuska Glacier and decent food. The staff was really nice too. Full bar available. Nice wood paneling. Some might object to the dead animals on the wall...but it is Alaska after all. Lodging...More

Thank OutdoorBoomer
Reviewed 6 August 2017

I loved the watchful eyes of the animals...the stuffed ones were welcome hosts for our lunch. We sat by the window and watched the glacier... we couldn't see it move. The burgers were drier than I prefer, but the they were last and the bread,...More

Thank Ron R
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Part of the Matanuska glacier experience was lunch at the Long Rifle. There's a big black bear out front beckoning you to enter the facility. Inside, you are greeted by the Alaska décor, stuffed local prey. Had the salmon sandwich with fries. It was nothing...More

Thank Richard M
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melissa t
15 February 2017|
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Response from Alaska_Explorer | Reviewed this property |
Long Rifle Lodge is owned by the Riddles family that has generational connections to the area. They were original homesteaders in the area now known as Glacier View.
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31406 W Glenn Hwy, 31406 W Glenn Hwy, Palmer, AK 99674-8105
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Palmer
  • Phone Number: +1 907-745-5151
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Our lodge overlooks the 20+ mile long Matanuska Glacier. It is located at mile 102.2 Of the Glenn Hwy/Scenic Byway. We offer wonderful homemade desserts, great burgers and microbrews on tap. It is the perfect place to relax after a hiking, ice climbing or whitewater rafting trip.
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