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Guidebook for Cooper Landing

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Guidebook for Cooper Landing

Entertainment & Activities
Fishing the Kenai Peninsula is pretty much the ultimate for fishermen the world over, and with Alaska River Adventures, even beginners do well. This area is famous for salmon (Kings, reds and silvers), rainbow trout, and Dolly Varden, which Alaska River Adventures can help you find in the amazing green of the Kenai River and other points along the Peninsula. George Heim started Alaska River Adventures nearly four decades ago, focusing on fishing, rafting and backcountry adventure trips. His personal touch, with an emphasis on customer service and great value, have built a successful business model – with many repeat customers who trust George and crew to help them plan just the right kind of
Russian Lake Trail
Fishing the Kenai Peninsula is pretty much the ultimate for fishermen the world over, and with Alaska River Adventures, even beginners do well. This area is famous for salmon (Kings, reds and silvers), rainbow trout, and Dolly Varden, which Alaska River Adventures can help you find in the amazing green of the Kenai River and other points along the Peninsula. George Heim started Alaska River Adventures nearly four decades ago, focusing on fishing, rafting and backcountry adventure trips. His personal touch, with an emphasis on customer service and great value, have built a successful business model – with many repeat customers who trust George and crew to help them plan just the right kind of
Awesome, they have everything you need to get on the water and fish. Great fly shop and knowledgeable fishing guides. A must go to destination.
Alaska Troutfitters
18230 Sterling Hwy
Awesome, they have everything you need to get on the water and fish. Great fly shop and knowledgeable fishing guides. A must go to destination.
“Take care of your dogs, and they’ll take care of you.” The Seavey family’s simple motto certainly seems to be working. With three consecutive Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race championships, a tour recognized as the “Best Sled Dog Tour in Alaska,” a growing list of great-grandkids ready to carry on the family tradition, and the ability to support their family doing what they love, any Seavey will tell you they’re blessed.
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locals recommend
Seavey's IdidaRide Sled Dog Tours
12820 Old Exit Glacier Road
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locals recommend
“Take care of your dogs, and they’ll take care of you.” The Seavey family’s simple motto certainly seems to be working. With three consecutive Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race championships, a tour recognized as the “Best Sled Dog Tour in Alaska,” a growing list of great-grandkids ready to carry on the family tradition, and the ability to support their family doing what they love, any Seavey will tell you they’re blessed.
Food Scene
Food plentiful, tastes great, is unique, local and the service is on spot. There is also live music with a variety of local brews and wines. A Must Stop!
Kingfisher Roadhouse
19503 Sterling Highway
Food plentiful, tastes great, is unique, local and the service is on spot. There is also live music with a variety of local brews and wines. A Must Stop!
Eat your mill inside or outside overlooking the stunnin vires of he Kenai River. Trail with walking sticks for a jaunt down to the river,
Kenai Princess Wilderness Lodge
17245 Frontier Circle
Eat your mill inside or outside overlooking the stunnin vires of he Kenai River. Trail with walking sticks for a jaunt down to the river,
Sightseeing
Kenai Lake is a large, "zig-zag" shaped lake on the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska. The lake forms the headwaters of the Kenai River, and is itself a destination for fishing and other outdoor activity
Kenai Lake
Kenai Lake is a large, "zig-zag" shaped lake on the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska. The lake forms the headwaters of the Kenai River, and is itself a destination for fishing and other outdoor activity
Crescent Lake is a lake near Cooper Landing, Alaska. It may be accessed by trail from near the Crescent Creek campground or from Carter Lake. The lake is popular with grayling fishermen
Crescent Lake
Crescent Lake is a lake near Cooper Landing, Alaska. It may be accessed by trail from near the Crescent Creek campground or from Carter Lake. The lake is popular with grayling fishermen
The Russian River is teaming with thousands of green-headed, red-bodied sockeye salmon during the two major summer runs between mid-June and late July. Hike out and observe the massive runs power their way upstream through the powerful current and onto their ancestral spawning grounds. Russian River Falls...must see The Russian Lakes Trail begins off the access road to the Russian River Campground in Cooper Landing, at milepost 52 of the Sterling Highway. The trail to the falls is two miles of evenly laid gravel, gene It’s a modest hike.
Russian River Campground
The Russian River is teaming with thousands of green-headed, red-bodied sockeye salmon during the two major summer runs between mid-June and late July. Hike out and observe the massive runs power their way upstream through the powerful current and onto their ancestral spawning grounds. Russian River Falls...must see The Russian Lakes Trail begins off the access road to the Russian River Campground in Cooper Landing, at milepost 52 of the Sterling Highway. The trail to the falls is two miles of evenly laid gravel, gene It’s a modest hike.
Kenai Fjords National Park boasts abundant wildlife, alpine and tidewater glaciers and breathtaking scenery. Our tours are the best way to see this pristine National Park and its inhabitants. We also visit the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge, island home to teeming seabird rookeries. Don’t miss this opportunity to see the untouched beauty of Alaska’s coastal waters.
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locals recommend
Kenai Fjords Tours
1304 4th Avenue
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locals recommend
Kenai Fjords National Park boasts abundant wildlife, alpine and tidewater glaciers and breathtaking scenery. Our tours are the best way to see this pristine National Park and its inhabitants. We also visit the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge, island home to teeming seabird rookeries. Don’t miss this opportunity to see the untouched beauty of Alaska’s coastal waters.
Alaska River Adventures has been operating guided fishing, scenic rafting, hiking, lodging, and even skiing for over 38 years! They are one of the few outfits that float the entire Upper Kenai River from Kenai Lake to Skilak Lake, including the historic town of Cooper Landing, and the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. Thousands of folks Have gone on amazing adventures. They offer day trips..
Alaska River Adventures
35269 King Salmon Dr
Alaska River Adventures has been operating guided fishing, scenic rafting, hiking, lodging, and even skiing for over 38 years! They are one of the few outfits that float the entire Upper Kenai River from Kenai Lake to Skilak Lake, including the historic town of Cooper Landing, and the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. Thousands of folks Have gone on amazing adventures. They offer day trips..
The Quartz Creek area is part of the Cooper Landing community, settled by gold miners in the late 19th century. Enter through the campground. Quartz Creek empties into the Kenai Lake. An average of 10,000 sockeye spawn in Quartz Creek gravels. Clear streams and Kenai Lake being a glacial lake, create a salmon spawning haven, attracting bears and fish to a mature spruce forest
Quartz Creek Road
The Quartz Creek area is part of the Cooper Landing community, settled by gold miners in the late 19th century. Enter through the campground. Quartz Creek empties into the Kenai Lake. An average of 10,000 sockeye spawn in Quartz Creek gravels. Clear streams and Kenai Lake being a glacial lake, create a salmon spawning haven, attracting bears and fish to a mature spruce forest
Everything Else
Here is a link to many of the activities in our community. http://www.alaska.org/destination/cooper-landing/things-to-do. Another link provides you with a breathtaking aerial view via Drone, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hS-StEFRbOE
Cooper Landing
Here is a link to many of the activities in our community. http://www.alaska.org/destination/cooper-landing/things-to-do. Another link provides you with a breathtaking aerial view via Drone, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hS-StEFRbOE
Click on the link below which will take you to a video of a 2011 1st Day of Salmon on the Kenai River in Cooper Landing, AK https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_N-kgqHcB3A
Kenai River Float-n-Fish
18251 Sterling Hwy
Click on the link below which will take you to a video of a 2011 1st Day of Salmon on the Kenai River in Cooper Landing, AK https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_N-kgqHcB3A
Arts & Culture
Beautiful quaint Log Library with a wide variety of books and movies. There is a large selection of materials on Alaska and also a great kids section
Cooper Landing Community Library
18511 Bean Creek Rd
Beautiful quaint Log Library with a wide variety of books and movies. There is a large selection of materials on Alaska and also a great kids section
Cooper Landing's history is displayed in two historic buildings: Jack Lean's Cabin built in the late 1920's and the home of the Cooper Landing Post Office for almost 40 years. The School House built in 1955 and used until September 2001. Both buildings were moved to the museum site (owned by the Cooper Landing Community Club) on the south shore of the Kenai River.Open May 15th through September 15th Wednesday through Monday NOON to 5:00 P.M. or by appointment
Cooper Landing Chamber of Commerce and Visitor's Bureau
Cooper Landing's history is displayed in two historic buildings: Jack Lean's Cabin built in the late 1920's and the home of the Cooper Landing Post Office for almost 40 years. The School House built in 1955 and used until September 2001. Both buildings were moved to the museum site (owned by the Cooper Landing Community Club) on the south shore of the Kenai River.Open May 15th through September 15th Wednesday through Monday NOON to 5:00 P.M. or by appointment
Shopping
Convenience items and a great selection of Alaska souvenirs. It is truly a MoM and PoP store.....great ice cream and friendly employees
Cooper Landing Grocery/Snack Shop
Convenience items and a great selection of Alaska souvenirs. It is truly a MoM and PoP store.....great ice cream and friendly employees
This is an outstanding quilt shop with very unique Alaskan patterns, gorgeous modern fabrics and so much eye candy.
Bearly Threaded QuiltingToo
44224 Sterling Hwy
This is an outstanding quilt shop with very unique Alaskan patterns, gorgeous modern fabrics and so much eye candy.
Essentials
Laundry, Sowers and Liquor store.
Wildmans Store And Laundry
Laundry, Sowers and Liquor store.