Experience the uniqueness of Alaska at the KING KO
INN ;in King Salmon, Alaska. The 2013 season is now behind us, but the 2014 season
is already looking to be a record year with many exciting developments on the horizon. If
you haven't visited King Salmon in a while, be sure to check us out. We
are continuing to make renovations to our lodge and our restaurant will
again serving up simply the best food in Bristol Bay - and dare we say
Alaska?. Needless to say,
also be reopening Bristol Bay's favorite watering hole with a brand new
schedule of events and activities. But most important, come visit
our staff - the friendliest (and most interesting) in all of Alaska.
are the reason the Alaska travel guides are so complimentary towards us
in their current and recent editions. Check out what they are saying
about us on our News page. And for the big news? In keeping up with the times, the King Ko will reopen the 2014 season as a smokefree facility - throughout.
Furthermore, as the 2014 season hits full swing, we plan to announce
the availability of year-round rooms for the traveling public through
the King Ko Annex.
those who haven't visited our watering hole lately, we now have huge
crab pots in the
bar for those who want to safely shake their buoys to the beat of our
live entertainment or our awesome new music system. As always,
the foosball, pool and juke box are all
free but no - we will not pay to have your favorite flannel shirt
laundered should you get in the middle of a whipped cream fight.
That is the risk you take when you enter our meditation
center. But rest
assured, despite all of this excitement and change, the
same old frontier spirit survives at the King Ko. In
fact, one of the first participants in our inaugural women's shadow
screen dance contest last summer was a strange-looking "woman" wearing
dress, xtratufs and a red beard. Some thought that "she" looked a lot
like a certain deckhand from the Deadliest Catch. While some questioned
"womanhood" (and entitlement to win the women's $250 cash prize), we
declined to become involved in such details. Ultimately, the
strange-looking contestant won the competition, bought a round of
drinks for the bar and the
"womanhood" issue has not become an issue since then.
are located in the heart of King Salmon, Alaska, about 300 air miles
southwest of Anchorage. Are you tired of combat fishing
shoulder-to-shoulder along a crowded riverbank or playing "bumper cars"
with other fishing boats? Then King Salmon is the place for you! King
Salmon is the home of the world class sport fishing and hunting. Sports
Afield calls King Salmon Alaska's best outdoor sports town. It is also
the gateway to Katmai National Park - home of the famous Valley Of
10,000 Smokes - which turns 100 this summer - and the gigantic Alaskan
Brown Bear. Our fall bear and
moose hunting opportunities are fantastic. In short, King Salmon is a
sportsman's and sportswoman's paradise. Not only did Sports Afield proclaim King Salmon as "Alaska's Best
Outdoor Sports Town" two years running, it also recommended the King Ko
Inn as the place to stay when visiting King Salmon. Try us, you won't regret the