Photo by Elizabeth Earl/Peninsula Clarion Two visitors walk their dogs across the Chickaloon Flats on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016 in Hope, Alaska. The small town on the northern edge of the Kenai Peninsula, nearly directly across the Turnagain Arm of Cook Inlet from Anchorage, attracts visitors for its historical district and its recreational opportunities, including hiking and biking trails and the chance to pan for gold in nearby Resurrection Creek.

Photo by Elizabeth Earl/Peninsula Clarion Two visitors walk their dogs across the Chickaloon Flats on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016 in Hope, Alaska. The small town on the northern edge of the Kenai Peninsula, nearly directly across the Turnagain Arm of Cook Inlet from Anchorage, attracts visitors for its historical district and its recreational opportunities, including hiking and biking trails and the chance to pan for gold in nearby Resurrection Creek.

Photo: One last summer stroll

Two visitors walk their dogs across the Resurrection Creek on Sunday in Hope. The small town on the northern edge of the Kenai Peninsula, across Turnagain Arm of Cook Inlet from Anchorage, attracts visitors for its historical district and its recreational opportunities, including hiking and biking trails and the chance to pan for gold in nearby Resurrection Creek. 

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