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Ester, Alaska: Skinny Dick's Half-Way Inn

Sold by Skinny Dick in 2003; he passed away in 2008. Beloved assemblage of tackiness and crudity in a wilderness where the only communication is by radiophone.

8910 George Parks Hwy, Ester, AK
At milepost 328 on the Parks Highway, roughly halfway between Fairbanks and Nenana.
Daily 10-8 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Skinny Dick's Half-Way Inn

Stopped because we were going by. If you enjoy adult secret of humor it is a lot of fun. Was very friendly and visited with us on the history and in general. Motorcycle, bike and campers welcome to ask to dry camp for a night. Bar open in evening. They are working to bring in a few facilities such as bathrooms, laundry and minimal services in future.

[K And k, 06/29/2023]

Exterior of Skinny Dick's Halfway Inn has weathered cutouts of bears, large Gift Shop sign.

Skinny Dick's Half-Way Inn

Skinny's is proud to offend... so be prepared. Not much inside that can be posted here...

[NomadikCulture, 08/25/2019]

Weathered billboard with the words,

Skinny Dick's Half-Way Inn

Skinny Dick's is a roadhouse halfway between Fairbanks and Nenana, Alaska. It's well-known for adult humor and making people laugh. Skinny's has been in business for over 35 years. If you ever get a chance, you should stop by.

[Brook Taylor, 12/12/2017]

May 2019: Photo added.

Skinny Dick's Half-Way Inn

This bar is still around. Skinny sold the bar to friends who have kept the business running.

[Don Petersen, 05/30/2017]
Skinny Dick's Halfway Inn

Skinny Dick passed away April 2008, having sold the Halfway Inn five years earlier.

[McGehee, 09/27/2009]

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