In the Heart of the Alaska Range

Gift Shop

The Nature Emporium at Denali Highway Cabins is a fun gift shop dedicated to promoting the arts and crafts of Alaskan and Northwestern Canadian artists, with a special emphasis on artists from the Paxson and Fairbanks region. 


  • handmade ulu knives made from caribou antlers
  • the indigenous-inspired art of Sue Coccia
  • handmade naturalist-themed stamps of mushrooms, flowers, and birds for your Alaska scrapbook
  • wildlife lithographs from Homer’s Gary Lyons
  • jewelry with images of ravens, snowflakes, dog-sleds, and wildflowers
  • hunting knives handmade by a local trapper
  • beautiful mosaics of salmon, halibut, and puffins
  • soaps handmade by your hostess Jenny
  • a bookshop with our favorite Alaska-themed books
  • our signature Denali Highway caps and t-shirts
  • handthrown Aurora Borealis-themed mugs

What Guests Are Saying

"Not sure if it was the beautiful cabin, the comfortable beds with warm Hudson blankets, the cool June night or the calming rush of the river, but we enjoyed a wonderful night's sleep here."

- TripAdvisor member LadyLibertine814, New York, July 9, 2013

Get In Touch

Denali Highway Cabins & Tours
HC02 Box 7292
Paxson (Gakona), Alaska 99586-9205

Office hours: 7 am to 7 pm Alaska time

Please note: Telephone service in Paxson is notoriously unreliable. If you are unable to properly reach us by phone, please send us an email or fill out our reservation form online, and we will be in touch with you shortly. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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