Visit Cooper Landing

What: One of the best located towns on the Kenai Peninsula to access world class activities including fishing, rafting, hiking, camping, and biking.

When to go: Ideally accessed in the summer months between May and October.

How to get there:


  • There are many cabin rentals on Airbnb, hotels, and campsites available in Cooper Landing. However, it can still be difficult to find a place to stay on busy weekends in the summer. The area can get especially busy when there are good runs of salmon coming through between June and August.
  • Some great activities worth checking out include hiking Crescent Lake, Russian Lake, Slaughter Gulch. You can also fish the Russian/Kenai rivers on a good weekend. Alternatively, you can take a casual raft down the Kenai river offered by a few tour companies. Finally, you can camp at the popular Quartz Creek campground and take out a kayak on the beautiful Kenai lake.