Our Family

Our Family
The Whole Gang

The Historic Gakona Lodge and Trading Post has had many caretakers throughout its long, rich history. Clif and Rebecca Potter and their four children are the current caretakers/operators of the lodge. Clif and Rebecca are the proud parents of four children: Aidan (11), Orin (5), Elias (4), and Elisabeth (3). They took over operating the lodge in 2014 as they transitioned from 10 years in the military to that of entrepreneurs/small business owners. It has been and undoubtedly will continue to be an adventurous and educational experience. While Alaska can be an exciting and amazing place year round, the family spends the winter months in Texas where both Clif and Rebecca's parents and siblings predominantly reside and where the mild winters give their kids nearly 12 months of barefoot/outdoor adventure time to learn about God's wonderful creation.