We are a thriving community located on the Kenai River, the most popular sport fishing destination in Alaska. These glacier blue waters are home to some of the best runs of King, Sockeye, and Coho salmon, as well as trophy sized Rainbow Trout and Dolly Varden. The Kenai is also home to other wildlife; including moose, brown and black bears, caribou and multiple species of birds.
Contact or stop by the Soldotna Visitor Information Center for information on visiting and relocating to our beautiful city. You can find information on Where to Stay, What to Do and more at our visitor kiosk. We offer Free Wi-Fi and smartphone charging stations for your convenience!
As you take in the beauty of The Kenai, Alaska’s Playground, make Soldotna your home base and experience the best Alaska has to offer right at your doorstep. The Kenai Peninsula is nicknamed “Alaska’s Playground” for a reason! The list of activities you can enjoy during your trip is endless. Wildlife viewing, fishing, bear viewing, bird watching, canoe and hiking trips, shopping, fine dining and more await you in Soldotna!
Stop by the Soldotna Visitor Center to view a variety of animal exhibits on display, including the world record King Salmon, caught by Les Anderson in 1985 or take a walk along the Kenai River on our elevated public boardwalks.