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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4 days ago

Deshka Landing

More rain in the forecast today, water levels are already rising.

Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
National Weather Service ANCHORAGE AK
426 AM AKDT Thu Sep 17 2020

AKZ125-145-180030-
Western Prince William Sound-Susitna Valley-
Including the cities of Whittier, Seward, Girdwood, Moose Pass,
Talkeetna, Willow, and Cantwell
426 AM AKDT Thu Sep 17 2020

...HEAVY RAIN WILL LEAD TO ELEVATED RIVER LEVELS IN THE SEWARD
AREA TODAY AND THE WESTERN SUSITNA VALLEY ON FRIDAY...

...STRONG WINDS OCCURRING THROUGH PORTAGE VALLEY TODAY...

A strong front moving across Southcentral today will produce
periods of heavy rain in Seward and surrounding mountains as well
as across the western Susitna Valley and bordering areas of the
Alaska Range.

For Seward...
The heaviest rain will continue through midday today, with a
total of 2 to 2.5 inches of rain expected through this afternoon.
Additional rainfall of around half in inch is likely tonight.
This will lead to elevated water levels in the Resurrection River
and other area rivers and streams.

For Portage Valley...
Strong wind gusts to 55 mph have been reported in Portage already
this morning. Gusts to 65 mph are possible this morning, gradually
diminishing to 35 to 50 mph this afternoon.

Western Susitna Valley...
The heaviest rain fall through this afternoon, with around 1 inch
of rain expected in the valley and 2 inches in the headwaters of
the Yentna and Skwentna Rivers. This will lead to elevated river
levels beginning tonight into Friday, as these rivers are slower
to respond to the rainfall.
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So thankful!

Thank you for update!

2 weeks ago

Deshka Landing

Update: Gate system has been restored to operation. If you came in on a hand ticket make sure to checkout during office hours, 9am to 6pm.

The gate system is going thru a repair this evening and should be back up and running Friday morning. If you need access this evening before sunset, please call the number posted at the gate. After sunset we will be on call for valid emergency access. Subdivision residents please use Homeowners gate.

Water levels are dropping and looking at clear and cold at night.
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Update: Gate system has been restored to operation. If you came in on a hand ticket make sure to checkout during office hours, 9am to 6pm.

The gate system is going thru a repair this evening and should be back up and running Friday morning. If you need access this evening before sunset, please call the number posted at the gate. After sunset we will be on call for valid emergency access. Subdivision residents please use Homeowners gate.

Water levels are dropping and looking at clear and cold at night.Image attachment

 

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Thanks to Amy for coming and opening the gate for us... we made it in time!

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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 8/21/2020:

Monday: 9am - 6pm
Tuesday: 9am - 6pm
Wednesday: 9am - 6pm
Thursday: 9am - 6pm
Friday: 9am - 6pm
Saturday:9am -6pm
Sunday: 9am -6pm

Phone: 907.495.3374

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