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Recreation in the Bristol Bay Region

Dillingham is the center of your recreational playground, located at the mouth of the Nushagak and Wood Rivers in Nushagak Bay. From this site the rivers flow into Bristol Bay the home to the world's largest salmon fishery. If you like sport-fishing this is the place to be. The surrounding lakes and rivers contain some of the world's finest sport-fish: sockeye, Coho, Chinook and king salmon, rainbow trout, Arctic char, grayling and dolly varden, to name a few. You have your choice of remote fly-in fishing, riverside camps or being hosted by some the finest fishing lodges in the world.

Like to hunt for moose, caribou, bear or ptarmigan? This is the place. The largest herds of caribou in the state, as well as large numbers of moose, brown and black bear and small game make Dillingham the starting point of your best hunting adventure in Alaska. Local experienced guides and outfitters can help make your fishing and hunting vacation dreams come true.

If eco-tourism is more to your taste, look no further. There are pristine lakes for boating, scenic vistas for hiking and animal watching and in the winter these areas are excellent for snow machining.

Keep an eye out for beluga whales that follow the salmon run and there is always the possibility of a rare sighting of orca whales.

Trips can be arranged to view the walrus' leave out at the Round Island Walrus Sanctuary. This incredible trip is one your family will never forget!

This region is also home to many species of birds. Trumpeter swans, geese, bald eagles, terns, ravens and many others can be seen.

Come visit the "Real Alaska" you've been waiting to see.
Dillingham, Alaska has something for everyone.


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 Conference Center

Our hotel is the perfect location for your next board meeting or staff retreat in a warm productive atmosphere. The Bristol Inn provides complimentary shuttle service from the airport, and the Bayside Diner, our new restaurant located in the hotel, offers catering services. There is a fully furnished meeting facility with all the equipment and services necessary for a successful meeting. Special rates are available depending on the size of your group.

 Where in the world?

View maps to the Bristol Bay region.

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