Fairbanks Princess Riverside Lodge

Fairbanks Princess Riverside Lodge®

A unique Alaska lodge in the Golden Heart City

Look for inspiration in the heart of Alaska’s wild interior, filled with the potential for experiences that few people will ever know. Set on the banks of the Chena River, the Fairbanks Princess Riverside Lodge® is your gateway to this land. From savoring reindeer sausage for breakfast to meeting sled dogs in the afternoon, experience local life, with the ease and authenticity only our Alaska lodge can provide.

Alaska Lodge Amenities & Activities

Our Alaska wilderness lodges combine the conveniences of home with the unique experiences found only in Alaska. Discover the unique experiences this lodge offers.


This Alaska lodge provides almost anything you could need to make your stay as pleasant as possible. Taste chef-prepared meals with ingredients sourced from the lodge’s own garden. Or sip on a crisp glass of wine or a hearty beer while relaxing on the large riverview deck that overlooks the Chena River.

Lobby of Fairbanks Princess Riverside Lodge
Fairbanks Princess Riverside Lodge guests experience panning for gold


Head outside of your lodge in Alaska where nature trails abound. Stroll along paths that take you to historic sites, and walk alongside the river for unforgettable views. Or head to the Alaska Salmon Bake in historic Pioneer Park, Fairbanks’ most unique dining experience.


Our Alaska lodge gives you access to the best excursions in the Golden Heart City. Board a sternwheeler and embark on a Riverboat Discovery cruise along the Chena and Tanana rivers. Explore a Chena Indian village and meet a sled dog team – the region’s own local celebrities. Or visit mining camps at Gold Dredge 8 and relive history as you pan for gold alongside experts.

Sternwheeler riverboat on a Riverboat Discovery cruise

Dining Options at Fairbanks Princess Riverside Lodge®

In your Alaska wilderness lodge, find a variety of eateries serving up fresh fare and unrivaled views of Mother Nature’s masterpieces. From wild-caught crab to craft beers, there’s something for everyone.

Edgewater Dining Room at the Fairbanks Princess Riverside Lodge

Edgewater Dining Room

For an expansive breakfast buffet, a dinner menu of comfort food and a view of the majestic Chena River, head to the Edgewater Dining Room in our Alaska wilderness lodge. With good food and good company, you can enjoy the best of both worlds amidst the Great Land.

Couple enjoys a meal at Trackers Bar & Grill

Trackers Bar & Grill

Grab a local brew, classic cocktail or glass of wine in a relaxed setting. Wild-caught seafood, juicy burgers and specialty sandwiches round out the satisfying menu at this Alaska lodge favorite.

Riverview Deck at Fairbanks Princess Riverside Lodge

Riverview Deck

Enjoy an unobstructed view of the Chena River on the Riverview Deck of this Alaska lodge while enjoying comforting classics — with a regional twist. Pair them with local craft beers, carefully curated wines and cocktails for an all-around dining experience.

Specialty coffee drink from Seasons Gifts & Coffee House

Seasons Gifts & Coffee House

Specialty coffees, snacks and a selection of local arts and crafts make this a must-see spot for anyone visiting this Alaska wilderness lodge.

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