Captain Cook State Recreation Area

Captain Cook State Recreation Area


Location:25 miles north of Kenai, at milepost 36 on the North Kenai Road.
Facilities:Drive-in campsites, tent camping area, boat-in campsites, picnic sites (mostly in day-use areas), picnic shelter (é), trails, boat launch, canoe landing, beach, toilets, drinking water.
Activities:Camping, swimming, boating, canoeing, fishing, ice fishing, hiking, cross-country skiing, bow hunting (in season), ATV riding (restricted areas), beachcombing, bird-watching, wildlife observation.
Special Features:Park's diverse terrain features saltwater beaches on Cooks Inlet, forests, lakes, and streams. The beaches are popular with agate hunters.
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/captcook.htm
Size: 3,466 acres.

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There is potential growth as it is a likely stop for visitors on their on their way to the Captain Cook State Recreation area, but currently the potential for new business development is unrealized, says Shannon Hamrick, Kenai Peninsula Tourism Marketing Council (KPTMC) executive director.