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Tanana Lakes Recreation Area - "Little Dipper" Ice House


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Tanana Lakes Recreation Area
"Tajmahal" Ice House
Rifle Range
Non-Motorized Boat Launch
Motorized Lake
"Little Dipper" Ice House

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Facility Area Information

4400 S Cushman St Ext
Fairbanks, AK 99701
Phone: (907) 459-1070

Covid Requirements
All patrons agree not to enter an ice house when one or more criteria below is met:
  • Currently experiencing or in the past 10 days have experienced symptoms related to COVID-19, such as Chills, Cough, Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, Fatigue, Muscle of body aches, Headache, New loss of taste or smell, Sore throat, Congestion or runny nose, Nausea or vomiting, Diarrhea.
  • Have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 10 days.
  • Under an isolation or quarantine order or request.
  • Are a close contact of someone who has or may have COVID-19.
  • Experienced a fever within the past 24 hours.
  • Pending a COVID-19 test.


Low oxygen levels have led to depletion in fish population

Winters only and depending on ice thickness  
Stocked with king salmon and rainbow trout

Huts 8x12, 4 holes drilled the morning of reservation, wood stove & 1 bundle wood included. Bring own fishing & warm weather gear, lighter/matches for stove, lantern and may the fish bite all day for you!

Fee Schedule
Reservation requests are approved Mon-Fri, 8-5pm. 

House Rental:      $30/day (includes one bundle of firewood)
Additional Firewood:  $5/bundle

Reservations & Activities

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Program Event Teams Date Time
Closed for Holidays Monday March 27, 2023 09:00 AM - 09:00 PM