Locations in Kenai Peninsula
Anchor Point | Kenai Peninsula
The rural community of Anchor Point is set against breathtaking views of snowcapped Mt. Iliamna and Redoubt, and Mt. Augustine Island. All of these mountains are active volcanos and have erupted in the past few years.
There is great King Salmon fishing in May and June. Dolly Varden and pinks in July and August, Steelhead and Silver Salmon in August, September and October.
Anchor Point Chamber of Commerce – anchorpointchamber.org
The Kenai – Alaska’s Playground: No other destination offers such an up close and personal Alaskan experience. With over 15,000 square miles of extraordinary adventure and excitement to choose from, even the rest of the state comes here when they need a reminder of why they moved to Alaska in the first place. That’s why it’s known as Alaska’s Playground.
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This is the western most point to which you can drive on the North American continent. In the summer of 1787 Captain James Cook and crews of the Resolution and Discovery sailed into the Inlet looking for a Northwest Passage. Anchor Point got its name after the famous explorer lost a kedge anchor to the awesome tidal currents found here.