Deshka Landing Outdoor Association LLC

Susitna And Deshka River Boat Launch Willow, Alaska

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DLOA LLC was formed in 1998 to insure that there is continued access to the Lower Susitna Drainage. The drainage includes the Susitna River, Deshka River, Yentna River, and the Alexander Creek and all their tributaries. We provide year-round access to the river system via a boat launch ramp. We encompass approximately 41 acres, of which about 20 acres is use for the main parking lot to include parking, storage, a small store, indoor restrooms, and fuel.

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5 days ago

Deshka Landing

Water level on the Susitna continues to drop. We have cleared the hump that built at the end of the launch. The center and right side have the channel, should be good for the season. Not much rain in the forecast so expect to see more sand and gravel bars on the rivers. ... See MoreSee Less

Water level on the Susitna continues to drop. We have cleared the hump that built at the end of the launch. The center and right side have the channel, should be good for the season. Not much rain in the forecast so expect to see more sand and gravel bars on the rivers.Image attachment

 

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Scott Beckmann

Thanks for the clearing and yes both the Su and Yentna are dropping but still good to run.

2 weeks ago

Deshka Landing

Friday night update: We have been monitoring the water level closely. This has been a very unusual summer with high water all season and at least three flood cycles. There is presently about 18 inches of water at the end of the launch area and the water level is just at the bottom of the culverts. Most medium and small boats have no problem ideling out. That said, bigger boats and if you are loaded heavy may need to go out on step. There are also many new sand bars on the Susitna so be aware and safe. We are working to get notice out to all the Government Agencies so that we can do some more dredging. The high water filled in the area we dredged about three weeks ago. Mother Nature can be stubborn and we are doing what we can. ... See MoreSee Less

Friday night update: We have been monitoring the water level closely. This has been a very unusual summer with high water all season and at least three flood cycles. There is presently about 18 inches of water at the end of the launch area and the water level is just at the bottom of the culverts. Most medium and small boats have no problem ideling out. That said, bigger boats and if you are loaded heavy may need to go out on step. There are also many new sand bars on the Susitna so be aware and safe. We are working to get notice out to all the Government Agencies so that we can do some more dredging. The high water filled in the area we dredged about three weeks ago. Mother Nature can be stubborn and we are doing what we can.Image attachment

 

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Thanks... hated to go out on step but we were one of the big heavy boats...

We got on step just to get out.

Troy Sayer

Troy Sayer

Any new news on the landing? Thinking about coming out tomorrow afternoon and wondering if I can make it.

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To provide year-round excellent access to the Lower-Susitna drainage, while offering responsible customer service, habitat/environmental protection, and financial stability for its members.

Our Services

Early and Late season boat launch
Access to groomed snowmachine trail systems
Access to Fishing, Hunting, ATVing, Camping, Bird watching, Hiking
Ample parking for year-round outdoor activities
Indoor heated restrooms
Gas available on site 24/7 (Visa/MC needed outside of Office Hours)
Electronic gate access 24/7 (Cash or Visa/MC)

907.495.3374

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The automated gate is accessible 24/7.  You will pay when you exit using cash, Visa, or MasterCard.
Important! You cannot walk to the Deshka River From the Deshka landing.
Our hours may change on short notice.

Effective 9/4/2018:

Monday: 9am - 5pm
Tuesday: 9am - 5pm
Wednesday: 9am - 5pm
Thursday: 9am - 5pm
Friday: 9am - 5pm
Saturday:9am -5pm
Sunday: 9am -5pm

Phone: 907.495.3374

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