Welcome to Soldotna, Alaska!

Pronounced: (soul-DAHT-nuh)
Incorporation Type: 1st Class City
Kenai Peninsula Borough
Elevation: 111.8 ft. above sea level

Voted the #1 Fishing Hotspot in North America by Field & Stream Magazine in 2004, the Kenai River offers you world class King Salmon (Chinook), Red Salmon (Sockeye), Silver Salmon (Coho) and Pink Salmon (Humpbacks) fishing, not to mention some of the world’s finest trout fishing. Soldotna, Alaska has more river city parks than anywhere else in Alaska, and we are proud to offer 3,700 ft. of elevated fishing boardwalk along the Kenai River and over 220 campsites for visitors to enjoy.

Home to the world’s largest King Salmon and where the famous Kenai River flows! Join us in Soldotna for world class fishing and fabulous accommodations. With Soldotna as your home base while visiting Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula, you’ll enjoy the best Alaska has to offer right at your doorstep. The list of activities you will enjoy during your trip are endless!

Wildlife viewing, flightseeing, flyout fishing and bear viewing, bird watching, horseback riding, canoe and hiking trips, winter recreation, shopping, gourmet dining and more await you in Soldotna, Alaska!

Stop by the Visitor Center for information and brochures on the area, view a variety of animal exhibits, including the world record King Salmon, or take a walk along the Kenai River on our elevated boardwalk.

To learn more about the history of Soldotna check out our About Soldotna page!