Anchor River State Recreation Area

Anchor River State Recreation Area


Location:Northwest of Homer at milepost 157 on Sterling Highway.
Facilities:Campsites at 5 different campgrounds (Slidehole and Halibut have @di sites), toilets (@di at all campgrounds except Coho), drinking water at Halibut and Slidehole campgrounds (é), picnic sites at 3 campgrounds (some @di), picnic shelters (é) at Slidehole and Steelhead campgrounds.
Activities:Camping, fishing.
Special Features:Anchor Point, where the recreation area is located, is the most westerly point on the US highway system, and the Anchor River is one of Alaska's premier fishing areas. Wildlife are abundant in this area, with moose, beaver, mink, bald eagles, and a variety of ducks along the river, and harbor seals, sea otters, and beluga whales near shore in Cook Inlet.
Address:c/o Kenai/PWS Area Office
PO Box 1247
Soldotna, AK 99669

Phone:907-262-5581
Web: www.dnr.state.ak.us/parks/units/anchoriv.htm
Size: 228 acres.

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