The Ferree Cabin is the private ONLY cabin available for rent on the Chena Hot Springs Resort property. Come see the amazing Northern Lights show during Aurora Viewing Season each year from August 21-April 21! The cabin is a great Alaskan getaway offering scenic views, unique activities, cozy atmosphere and a sense of being your home away from home. The cabin is located on the Resort property next to the Moose Lodge about a one minute walk to the resort's restaurant, restrooms, pool house and activity center. The resort is located 60 scenic miles NE of Fairbanks, Alaska easily accessible year round on a paved road. Book and pay for your stay at least 48 hours in advance at to select your dates. Cross it off your bucket list! You can't see them if you are not here! Thanks for visiting and we hope to see you soon!

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Welcome to the Ferree Cabin at Chena Hot Springs! 


Chena Hot Springs Resort is Alaska's only year round rustic 100+ year old hot springs resort!

The resort boasts 1940 pristine acres and uses geothermal water to heat and provide electricity for the resort with its 45+ year round employees. It is located 30 miles off the grid & has become its own self-sustaining community.

The Resort was purchased by the current owners Bernie Karl & Connie Parks-Karl in 1998. It has 80 lodge rooms, a full service restaurant & lounge open daily from 7AM-10PM and the Aurora Cafe located inside the Activity Center is open from 9AM-9PM daily for specialty coffees & snacks. You may book any of the resort’s activities at the Activity Center year round. Check out for more information about the resort.

Available activities are displayed on the activities board located by the service desk.


Come see the Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) swirl above your head while relaxing in the natural outdoor hot springs rock lake (ages 18+) in winter at the resort! The best time of year to see the Northern Lights is from August-April. Book a snow coach aurora viewing tour departing every night from 8pm depending on the Aurora activity. Or take a dog-sled ride in winter or dog cart ride in summer. Check in at Activity Center for a list of available activities.

The Aurora Ice Museum tours operate daily at 11am, 1pm, 3pm, 5pm & 7pm. Buy your tickets at the Activity Center at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the tour for $15 per person. The ice museum has amazing ice sculptures & an ice bar with its own specialty drink called an "appletini". It is $15 in addition to the tour. It comes in an ice carved martini glass. Your souvenir to take with you!

The Pool House and natural outdoor adult (ages 18+) rock lake are open daily from 7AM-12AM. Swim passes are $15 per person and include shower privileges. 

Be sure to take a free renewable energy tour at 2PM or 4PM daily and learn more about it. Simply sign in at the Activity Center 15 minutes prior to the start of the tour.




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