Year-round accommodations in the ♥ of the Kenai Peninsula

About the Inn at Tern Lake

Innkeepers & Owners

Jeff & Rose Hetrick have been residents of Moose Pass for over 32 years. With immense knowledge of the area, and friendly hospitality, Jeff & Rose aim to ensure your visit to Alaska is unforgettable. The Hetricks insist on treating their guests like family, helping to plan itineraries, meals, and making sure your stay at The Inn at Tern Lake is the highlight of your trip.

About the Inn

Located just 90 miles from Anchorage and 36 miles from Seward, the Inn at Tern Lake is conveniently situated in the famed Kenai Peninsula - home to whale watching, glacier viewing, and world class hiking and fishing. Built in 2001, the Inn at Tern Lake provides the perfect setting for a relaxing stay after a long day of sightseeing and adventure.

Onsite Activities

The 9 private acres provides activities for all ages and interests...


Guests can relish in the surroundings while playing golf on the regulation golf green...


... or a match of tennis on the private tennis court.

Nature Trail

Explore the grounds and guests will find unique trails adorned with beautiful gardens and Alaskan art.


Hop aboard the paddleboat and view salmon smolt up close as you navigate the calm pond waters.

Nature Viewing

Nature lovers can bird watch along the crystalline ponds and witness salmon spawning in late summer, or spot Dall sheep and black bears roaming the mountainsides.

Sun Deck

For guests that are feeeling tired after a long day of travel, simply sit back and relax on our spacious deck overlooking the pond and surrounding mountains.

41843 Seward Hwy, Moose Pass, AK 99631