Welcome to Soldotna, Alaska!
Alaska’s Kenai River City
Soldotna, Alaska is a thriving community located on the world-famous Kenai River, the most popular sport fishing destination in Alaska. These glacial 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.
As you take in the beauty of Alaska, be sure to make Soldotna your home base and experience the best “The Last Frontier” 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.
Contact us or stop by the Soldotna Visitor Center for information on the greater Soldotna, Alaska area. We have resources available to help you plan your one-of-a kind Alaska vacation. You can also view a variety of animal exhibits on display, including the world record King Salmon, caught by Les Anderson in 1985, take a stroll along our elevated river boardwalk, or try your luck fishing right from the river bank. The Visitor Center hosts Free Wi-Fi and smartphone charging stations for your convenience. Call (907) 262-9814 if we can be of assistance year-round!