A group enjoys the sunny weather at Cunningham Park in Kenai.

A group enjoys the sunny weather at Cunningham Park in Kenai.

Park Listings

Anchor Point

Anchor River State Rec. Area

(907) 522-8368

bit.ly/AnchorRec

Camping: $10 / night, $5 daily parking fee, handicap access

 

Stariski State Rec. Site

(907) 269-8400

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Camping: $10 / night, toilets, picnic sites, handicap access

 

Clam Gulch

Clam Gulch State Rec.

(907) 262-5581

bit.ly/ClamGulch

$5 / parking fee, toilets and water

 

Homer

Homer Campgrounds

(907) 235-3170

bit.ly/HomerCamp

Camping: $8 / night —tent and $100 / two weeks. $15 / night—RV hookup and $189 / two weeks.

 

Kachemak Bay State Wilderness Area

(907) 269-8400

bit.ly/KachBayPark

Cabin camping: $35-$50 / night. Handicap access. Fly or boat in.

 

Hope

Porcupine Campground

(907) 743-9500

bit.ly/PorcupineCamp

Camping and RV nonelectric: $18 / night

 

Kasilof

Johnson Lake State Rec. Area

(907) 262-5581

bit.ly/JohnsonLake

Camping: $10 / night, $5 daily parking fee, handicap access

 

Kenai

Kenai City Park

(907) 283-3692

bit.ly/KenaiParks

Playground, picnic area, beach access path

 

Nikiski

Captain Cook State Recreation Area

bit.ly/CaptCookCamp

(907) 522-8368

Camping: $10 / night, $5 daily parking fee

 

Ninilchik

Deep Creek State Rec.

(907) 262-5581

bit.ly/DeepCreek

Camping: $10 / night, $5 daily parking fee, handicap access

 

Seward

Caines Head State Rec.

(907) 262-5581

bit.ly/CainesHead

Cabin camping: $65/ night, handicap access. Site of old World War II fort. Reach by foot
or boat

 

Kenai Fjords National Park

(907) 422-0500

bit.ly/KenaiFjords

Cabin camping: $50/night, no running water

 

Sandspit Marine Park — Fox Island

(907) 262-5581

bit.ly/SewardMarine

Camping, no fresh water, accessible by Seward Water Taxi

 

Seward Municipal Campgrounds

(907) 224-4055

bit.ly/SewardMarine

Camping: $10 / night, RV, nonelectric: $15 / night, RV. with electric: $30 / night

 

Soldotna

Centennial Park

(907) 262-3151

bit.ly/SolCentennial

Camping: $20 / night, RV Dump, Nonelectric: $20/night

 

Crooked Creek State Rec. Site

(907) 262-5581

bit.ly/CrookedCreek

Camping: $10 / night, $5 daily parking fee, toilets, trails

 

Funny River Campground

(907) 262-5581

bit.ly/FunnyRiver

Camping: $10 / night, $5 daily parking fee, picnic shelters, handicap accessible

 

Kenai Wildlife Refuge

(877) 444-6777

bit.ly/RefugeCamp

Cabin camping: $35 -$45, tents and RVs free

 

Soldotna Creek Park

(907) 262-3151

bit.ly/SoldotnaCamp

Playground, picnic area, boardwalk

 

Swiftwater Park

(907) 262-3151

bit.ly/SoldotnaCamp

Camping, RV non-electrical: $20/ night, $25/ night in July

 

Sterling

Bing Landing Campground

(907) 262-5581

bit.ly/BingsLanding

Camping: $10 / night,

$5 daily parking fee

handicap access

 

Izaak Walton Campground

(907) 269-8400

bit.ly/IzaakWalton

Camping: $10 / night,

$5 daily parking fee,

Handicap accessible

 

Morgan’s Landing

(907) 269-8400

bit.ly/MorgansLanding

Camping: $10 / night,

$5 daily parking fee

Mother and daughter enjoy the swings at the Soldotna Community playground.

Mother and daughter enjoy the swings at the Soldotna Community playground.

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Will Morrow (courtesy)
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Pieces hang on display at the Kenai Art Center for the open call show on Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021 in Kenai, Alaska. (Camille Botello/Peninsula Clarion)
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Virginia Walters (Courtesy photo)
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The days are shorter. We are losing nearly six minutes a day. It’s getting colder.

This John E. Thwaites photo shows the S.S. Dora near Sand Point, Alaska. Thwaites sailed as mail clerk on the Dora between at least 1905 and 1912. (Alaska State Library photo collection)
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Steller Sea Lions can be seen in an enclosure at the Alaska SeaLife Center on Friday, Sept. 24, 2021, in Seward, Alaska. (Photo by Erin Thompson/Peninsula Clarion)
Alaska SeaLife Center to Alaskans: We’re still here for you

You rallied and kept us alive. Today, we’re writing to say thank you.

A wood-carved whale hangs in the Nikiski Senior Center on Sept. 23, 2021. (Photo courtesy of the Nikiski Senior Center)
Whale of a job

Nikiski Senior Center gets addition to dining room.