Welcome to the Tundra Rose! We offer quality log cottages and guest rooms along the scenic Glenn Highway between the cities of Palmer and Glennallen. We are located at the closest point between the Talkeetna and Chugach Mountain ranges, just 2 hours from Anchorage. Enjoy unsurpassed Matanuska Glacier and mountain views from every cottage and observe Dall Sheep on the mountain range to the north.
Guests frequently tell us they wish they had booked more than one night. Come see why!
Our cottages offer the perfect setting to experience all Alaska has to offer, and to unwind or have a romantic getaway. They include features such as gas fireplaces, kitchenettes, private baths, cable TV, private decks and patios, as well as complimentary morning coffee & tea.
Housekeeping is provided daily if desired. Rooms include linens, soaps, shampoo, conditioner. We also offer complimentary coffee and teas.
Outdoor Seating Area
Relax by the fire and enjoy our mountain views.
Local dining options are available within walking distance or a short drive.
Rural Wifi speeds are not what many are accustomed to, so we don't advertise it. If it's not working, close your device and enjoy the view!
Wildlife Viewing & Bird Watching
We are located at the base of the Sheep Mountain Dall Sheep Reserve and are recognized by the Audobon society as a path for raptors. Guests may see moose, bear, lynx, and more.
Hikes & Walks
The area offers everything from leisurely strolls to full day hikes. We have several nice trails from the property that lead to spectacular views. The surrounding areas offer a variety of scenery, from hikes into the Dall Sheep reserve that look back at the Matanuska Glacier to creek bed walks into the gorgeous rust colored mountains of Sheep Mountain.
Visit the Matanuska Glacier: Ice Trekking & Climbing Adventures
One of the only glaciers in the state you can walk on and explore up close - you won't want to miss it! Try out guided ice trekking and ice climbing. A variety of options are available for most abilities, with professional instruction for easy treks to climbing ice walls.
Experience Class II and Class IV rapids on the Matanuska River with experienced river guides.
Stunning views of the glacier and surrounding mountains!
Explore the spectacular Glacier View area on 4-Wheelers (ATV's).
WHAT OUR GUESTS SAY
“The setting of these cottages is stunning! We could see the glacier from our window. The cabins are cozy and clean. We loved it! ”