Kenai Alaska Fishing Vacations
Log Cabin Inn Kenai - Bed and Breakfast in Kenai, Alaska
Kenai is the heart of Alaskan adventure!
Lodge with 8 Rooms, 3 Cabins, Hearty breakfast, wireless internet
Spacious main floor dining and lounge area.
Loft lounge area with view of Kenai Wildlife Area and River.
Front covered deck & rear outdoor deck , Barbeque grill, Ping pong table
Direct Line: 1-907-283-3653
State maintained hiking trails from only a few hours to several days. Some trails have State owned cabins that you can hike into like Johnson Pass, Summit Pass, Resurrection Trail. Wildlife viewing is also very popular on the Kenai Peninsula.
Kenai Trails - for more information please visit the Alaska State Parks Website.
Lower Russian Lake Trail: is located in the Cooper Landing area, it is an easy 3 mile hike to the beautiful Lower Russian Lake within the Chugach National Forest. A 2 mile trail that runs off this one goes up to the Russian River Falls. You may see bears and you can watch sockeye salmon jumping the falls in their determined attempt to return to their primary stream of origin.
Carter Lake Trail: This is a moderately challenging extends for 3.3 miles, with an elevation gain of 955 feet. The trailhead is located at Mile 34, Seward Highway. Visitors may spot moose, black and brown bears, mountain goats, and Dall sheep along the trail. Crescent Lake where you can do some grayling fishing.

Resurrection Pass Trail: This is one of the most popular multi-day hikes, covering 38 miles of trail transitioning from forested areas to open valleys. (Map available)

How to Get There:
At Resurrection Pass Trail sign (Mile 52, Sterling Highway), turn into parking area for trail. Trail is closed to saddle/pack stock from April 1 to June 30 and motorized vehicles from February 16 to November 30.

Trail Description:
Level path, gradual grade, some steep grades with switchbacks. Well maintained, may be muddy in places. Heavy snow in Resurrection Pass persists onto late spring. Downed trees can impede travel in winter, spring and fall. Trail connects with Devil's Pass Trail for a 28 mile trip to Devil's Pass Trailhead.


Exit Glacier Trail::
From the Nature Center a network of short trails leads to different views of Exit Glacier. Start by turning left at the Nature Center and following the accessible trail through the cottonwood forest to Glacier View, a panoramic vista of Exit Glacier spilling down from the Harding Icefield. This one-mile accessible trail loops back to the parking area, but if you turn left at the trailside kiosk you can continue on toward the Toe of the Glacier and Glacier’s Edge.

If you are looking for a longer day hike, don’t miss the Harding Icefield Trail. A map of all the trails in the Exit Glacier area is posted near the Nature Center.

Visiting the Refuge Popular Day Hikes



Length (One Way)

Hiking Time
(Round Trip)
Elevation Gain
(Round Trip)

Highest Point


Easy to Moderate


Egumen Lake

0.3 miles

45 minutes


285 feet

Sterling Hwy., mile 70.4

Hidden Creek

1.3 miles

2 hours

300 feet

500 feet

Skilak Lake Road, mile 5.4

Lower Kenai River

2.3 miles

2-4 hours

250 feet

550 feet

Skilak Lake Road, mile 3.0

Upper Kenai River

2.8 miles

3-5 hours

260 feet

550 feet

Skilak Lake Road, mile 2.2

Seven Lakes

4.4 miles

4-6 hours

150 feet

440 feet

Skilak Lake Road mile 10.3 Sterling Hwy., mile 68.1

Burney's Trail

0.6 miles

1 hour

200 feet

500 feet

Hidden Lake Campground Skyview Loop, across from site #7


Bear Mountain

0.8 miles

2 hours

400 feet

1300 feet

Skilak Lake Road, mile 6.9

Skilak Lookout

2.0 miles

3-4 hours

700 feet

1400 feet

Skilak Lake Road, mile 6.3


Fuller Lakes

2.9 miles

4-6 hours

1400 feet

1700 feet

Sterling Hwy., mile 56.9

Very Strenuous


1.0 miles

3-5 hours

1800 feet

2300 feet

Sterling Hwy., mile 61.6

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