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Location: From Willow travel north on the Parks Highway to mile 70.8; turn west onto Willow Creek Parkway which also runs to the Willow Creek State Recreation Site; continue about 1.9 miles to Crystal Lake Road, then turn left and continue about 2.3 miles on the asphalt to Mishap Road; turn right and follow the State signs about 2.7 miles to Deshka Landing. Call the office if you need more information (907) 495-3374.
The Deshka Landing Outdoor Association offers the region’s premier launch facility to access the Big Susitna, Deshka and Yentna Rivers, providing excellent year-round access to the Lower Susitna drainage, responsible customer service and habitat/environmental protection. Enjoy early and late season boat launch, access to hundreds of miles of groomed and well-marked snow machine trail systems, excellent fishing, hunting, ATVing, camping, bird watching and hiking. DLOA has ample parking in a 20+ acre monitored parking lot for year-round outdoor activities, including private group staging and overflow parking for the Iditarod. There is a convenience store for last minute snacks or drinks and gas is available 24/7. The property is controlled by electronic gate access taking cash or Visa/MC.