The Izaak Walton Inn was built in 1939 by the Great Northern Railway to accommodate the railroads crews. Today the Izaak Walton Inn welcomes tourists year round that come by car, train or plane! The Izaak Walton Inn is a beautiful historic chalet. The Izaak Walton Inn is conveniently located just on the south side of the park. This pristine area encompasses a million acres of wilderness with jagged peaks, wildlife, and glaciers.