Local Hikes

Grab your backpack and hit the best trails the Kenai Peninsula has to offer.

Skyline Trail, Between Cooper Landing and Sterling

Difficulty: Advanced

Ascend over one mile into the sky on this mountain trail. See the best views of the Kenai Peninsula. The top is a magical place where you can continue your journey to various local peaks.

Fuller Lakes Trail, Cooper Landing

Difficulty: Intermediate

Hike to a series of two lakes on this in and out trail. A gradual climb through a series of forests before landing at the lower lake. The trail continues to the upper lake, though less traveled. This trail is 2.8 miles one way.

Russian River Falls, Cooper Landing

Difficulty: Easy

Just under two miles in this leisurely stroll through the forest ends at the Russian River Falls. Here bear viewing is possible while the salmon are in the river (June and July). Please advise caution and be bear aware.

Ski Hill Trail, Soldotna

Difficulty: Easy

Take a free tour of the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, see some awesome animals, and get your steps in all in the same trip. An easy 20 minute drive from the park and only 5 minutes outside of Soldotna. Trails weave between a series of lakes.

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