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Fox N Fireweed

Fox’ n Fireweed Cabins is located in Tok, Alaska. The business has been owned and operated by the Lee family since 2016. There are a total of five cabins and one main house that sits on five acres of land. The business sits on five acres of land covered in trees that provide the occasional spotting of wildlife such as squirrels, foxes, and moose. Bikes are available for guests to use during their stay, with other amenities including barbeques, fire pits, and hammocks. The premises are located near many walking trails, hikes, and the Tanana Valley State Forest.


Fox’ n Fireweed Cabins is located in Tok, Alaska. The business has been owned and operated by the Lee family since 2016. There are a total of five cabins and one main house that sits on five acres of land. The names of the various private cabins on the land are the Sourdough, Miner's, Fireweed, Birch, and Trapper's Cabins. Additional lodging options can be found in the main house, which has a basement. The main floor has two private rooms with private bathrooms, while the basement is a suite with two bedrooms, a living room, and a kitchenette. Each room and cabin on the property is unique, with no apparent theme other than to emulate an Alaskan rustic atmosphere. The owner, Shauna Lee, was formally an art teacher before entering the lodging industry. The buildings are currently decorated with Shauna’s artwork, and guests can purchase the paintings off the walls or the prints to take home. In the basement of the main house, Shauna’s art studio is found where she will occasionally host art classes on painting or pottery.

Patrons have access to the main house, where a communal kitchen and dining area are free to use when desired. The kitchen is stocked with continental food such as cereal and individually wrapped items for guests to grab. Each unit is also supplied with breakfast foods for those who stay at Fox’ n Fireweed. Items found in individual rooms include yogurt, oatmeal, and breakfast bars. The rooms are also stocked with standard amenities such as shampoos, soaps, blow dryers, TV with satellite, Wi-Fi, etc. All cabins have front porches for guests to lounge with the opportunity to enjoy the scenery and have barbeques for those staying in cabins to use. The property also provides hammocks and a badminton net, adult and kid-sized bikes, as well as firepits.

Fox’ n Fireweed Cabins' five acres of land is nestled into a forest, which provides a fair amount of shade for visitors because trees surround the cabins. The trees and plants of the surrounding area draw all different types of wildlife to visit the property. Foxes, squirrels, owls, birds, and moose have been spotted on the premises. If desired, guests can travel a half-mile down the road, where multiple walking trails are available to explore the surrounding area’s flora and fauna. There is a greenhouse on the property that the Lee family uses to grow vegetables. Visitors can look at the greenhouse and the growth happening there.


The owner of Fox 'n Fireweed Cabins, Shauna Lee, describes the property as a family setting since her family operates it. The goal is to create an atmosphere that makes it feel like home. Shauna strives to do this by her decorations of the buildings. The main house and the cabins are adorned with Shauna’s artwork, which she says creates "a homely environment." Guests have said, “Shauna is an excellent artist, and we were able to see her beautiful artwork throughout our cabin.” Other patrons have remarked on the quietness of the property due to the seclusion of the land, which enabled them to relax during the stay.

Fox’ n Fireweed Cabins is open during the Alaskan summer season, which falls between May and the middle of September, with the busiest time during the peak summer months. The cabins shut down during the winter since they are not equipped with heating, which leaves the water in the cabins prone to freezing relatively easily. The main house is now open during the winter months for those wanting to visit during the cold season of Alaska. The surrounding area is the biggest draw for those who visit the property. Tanana Valley State Forest is located near the property, with hiking, country skiing, and wildlife viewing opportunities. The town of Tok also has the Tok Lion’s Club that features an outdoor pool that is free to the public in the summer. The Mukluk Land, a park and an Alaskan museum, is another attraction that visitors can visit. The park has bouncy houses, minigolf, and skee ball lanes but is only open from June to July.

The natural environment is what the city of Tok is known for, with plenty of options of places to fish, kayak, hike, and explore views. The town is relatively small and has very few restaurant options to eat at. That being said, Shauna recommends Fast Eddy's as a potential dining option. The area typically draws military and younger families from 20-40 years old to stay at the Fox ‘n Fireweed Cabins. Many people who visit are often repeat guests who are coming back for another stay at the cabins. The property does allow animals and allows those who stay there to access the yard to play with pets. There is absolutely no smoking inside the main house of cabins, and quiet hours are between 10:00 PM and 7:00 AM.


Shauna Lee and her family bought the Fox ‘n Fireweed, formally known as Cleft of the Rock B & B, in 2016. The main house was built during the mid-’80s, with the cabins being added during the 1990s. Three of the cabins brought to the property were homes for locals in the community. The property has been a bed and breakfast for the past thirty years. The Lee family has had no previous experience in the hospitality industry since Shauna was an art teacher and her husband was in construction. The previous owners of the establishment were only in operation for a few months before deciding it wasn’t the right fit for them. They gave the idea to own the land to the Lee family after fixing a water heater on-site. The Lee family has owned and operated it ever since. The buildings were in a run-down condition before the Lee family bought them. Ever since the purchase in 2016, the family has been renovating and remodeling the house and cabins to be up to date. The owners have said they are hoping to create a clean and more appealing environment.

The city of Tok has only been around since 1942 because a camp was created to support the construction of the Alaskan Highways. The origin of the name Tok is debated, with no actual conclusion. Different theories of the origin of the word are discussed and shared today. Some believe the name came from an abbreviation of Tokyo Camp, a road during World War II, or an abbreviation of the Toklat River. There was a Norwegian gold miner named Thorne Osric Knornsson, who some believe the city is named after. Others even believe that Tok came from the name of a pet bear or the T-junction connecting Canada, Fairbanks, and Anchorage.

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0.5 Sundog Trail
Tok, Alaska 99780
United States


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