Kenai River Special Management Area


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Kenai River Special Management Area


Location:Day use area on Kalifornsky Beach Road; boat launch at 4.2 Kenai Spur Highway.
Facilities:Restrooms, boat launch.
Activities:Camping (in developed campsites at adjacent parks along the river), fishing, boating, wildlife observation.
Special Features:Area consists of more than 105 linear miles of rivers and lakes, including Kenai Lake, Skilak Lake, and the Kenai River from river mile 82 downstream to four miles above the river's mouth on Cook Inlet. The Kenai River is one of the most popular freshwater fisheries in Alaska, featuring major runs of four Pacific salmon species (king, red, silver, and pink) as well as trophy-sized rainbow trout and Dolly Varden. The area also supports large concentrations of bald eagles and many species of migratory waterfowl.
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/kenairiv.htm
Size: 848 acres.

See other parks in Alaska.