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In Salcha you’ll find a sweet little shop that is a local favorite with children and adults alike. For those with a sweet tooth, their ice-cream is renowned far and wide as the creamiest, sweetest and most delicious. Once you’re there for the ice-cream, there is so much to see. The work of Alaskan artists can be seen all through the shop from gift items for sale to the sculpture garden of knotty animal to the carved antlers, this shop is totally unique. Check out the Knotty Shop, a one of a kind roadside shop in Alaska.
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Burls in wood are caused by stress to the tree either from mold, insect infestation or injury. The resulting rounded wood form is prized for it’s beauty and rarity.
There are several animals made out of knotty wood in the front lawn! You can climb on and have your picture taken riding a moose.
Inside, there is also the Knotty Shop’s Bigfoot! He is available for photoshoots, but is in high demand.