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Junction of Alaska Highway #9 'The Seward Highway'
There are two portions of the Sterling Highway that have been designated as Alaska's State Scenic Byway. Sterling Highway's northern segment connects Sterling Wye to Skilak Lake, Alaska. Sterling Highway's southern segment is found from Anchor Point, Alaska to the end of Homer Spit, Alaska. - Byway Attractions - Driveing along the ice blue-green Kenai Lake, Alaska until you get to Cooper Landing - Sportfishing on the Kenai and Russian Rivers - Kenai River, Alaska float trips and hiking along the historic Resurrection Trail - Cooper Landing Historical Society Museum.
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Junction of Alaska Highway #9 'The Seward Highway'
South access to communities of Moose Pass, Alaska Seward, Alaska. For highway travel South via Alaska Highway #9 See Milebymile.com Road Map Highway Travel Guide - Junction of Highway #9 'The Seward Highway' Seward, Alaska to Anchorage, Alaska, for driving directions and highway photos.

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Junction of Alaska Highway #9 'The Seward Highway'
North to communities of Girdwood, Alaska, Anchorage, Alaska. For highway travel north via Alaska Highway #1 See Milebymile.com Road Map Highway Travel Guide - Junction of Highway #9 'The Seward Highway' to Anchorage, Alaska, for driving directions and highway photos.

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0.5
Photo view from highway
Driving south on the Alaska Sterling Highway.
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1.0
Photo view from highway - Photo Alaska's Scenic Byway sign
Driving south on the Alaska Sterling Highway.
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4.3
Point of Information
Crossing Dave's Creek Alaska.
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5.0
Roadside highway turnout
No services. West side of highway.
3.8
6.1
Point of Information
Crossing Jottahamma Creek, Alaska
4.8
7.7
Roadside highway turnout
Paved turnout, no services. East side of highway.
5.3
8.6
Roadside highway turnout - Scenic View Area
Large paved turnout, no services.
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9.2
Roadside highway turnout
Paved turnout, no services. East side of hghway.
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9.6
Roadside highway turnout
Paved turnout, no services. East side of hghway.
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12.8
Access to the Community of Coopers Landing, Alaska
Cooper Landing is located at the west end of Kenai Lake, Alaska
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12.8
Access to Quartz Creek and Crescent Creek Chugach National Forest Campgrounds
Crescent Creek Campground Facilities: 26 camping sites, Water, pit toilets, picnic tables, fire rings. Salmon fishing on the Kenai River is a popular activity. - Quartz Ceek Campground Facilities: 45 camp sites, Water, flush toilets, picnic tables, The campground will recieve more upgrades in the future, including an RV dumpstation, picnic sites, and an interpretive pavilion and a boat launching area at Kenai Lake. Campgrounds are generally open from mid-May to Mid-September, depending on the weather. Photo - Looking at Kenai Lake, Alaska
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12.9
Photo view from highway
Driving south on the Sterling Highway.
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13.8
Roadside highway turnout
Gravel Turnout, no services. West side of highway.
9.8
15.8
Roadside highway turnout
Gravel Turnout, no services. East side of highway.
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17.0
Services fuel at highway

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Coopers Landing Visitor Information

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Access to R V Park Campground

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18.4
Access to Lodging

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18.5
Access to Lodging

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18.6
Access to Bed amd Breakfast

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Roadside highway turnout - Scenic View Area
Gravel Turnout, no services.
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20.4
Access to R V Park Campground & Bed and Breakfast
West side of highway.
12.8
20.6
Access to Lodging

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21.6
Access to Chugach National Forest Cooper Creek South Campground
East side of highway. - Cooper Creek, Campground facilities: Large campground with 26 sites, including 3 tent sites. Water, toilets, tables, fire pits, and dumpsters. Firewood is available from the camp host.
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21.8
Access to Chugach National Forest Cooper Creek North Campground

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23.8
Access to Lodging

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Access to Chugach National Forest - Russian River Campground
Russian River Campground has 84 dry sites, spurs, paved roads, no hookups. Facilities: Water, flush toilets, tables, fire pits, and dumpsters. Panoramic mountain view. Other amenities: fishing, biking, hiking, and interpretive programs at the Kenaitze Indian Tribe Interpretive Site.
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25.8
Point of Information
Crossing the Kenai River, Alaska. Voted the #1 Fishing Hotspot in North America by Field & Stream Magazine in 2004, the Kenai River has fishing opportunities for world class Chinook (King), Sockeye (Red), Coho (Silver) and Pink Salmon.
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26.7
Roadside highway turnout
Access to Kenai River.
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28.4
Point of Information
Chugach National Forest Southern Boundary. Chugach National Forest is located in the mountains surrounding Prince William Sound including the eastern Kenai Peninsula and the delta of the Copper River.
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Access to The Russian River Ferry _ Photo The Alaska Russian River
East side of highway. RV camping is available and a toll booth has been added at the entrance to the site. Boat Launch, Russian River Ferry access, bank fishing access available.
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Entering Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska
Northern boundary. The Kenai National Wildlife Refuge's, scenery and wildlife draws over a half a million visitors a year, more than any other wildlife refuge in Alaska. Has 13 campgrounds on the Skilak Lake Wildlife Recreation Area and Swanson River Road.
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31.0
Roadside highway turnout
Gravel turnout, no services. East side of highway.
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31.9
Roadside highway turnout
Large gravel turnout, no services. East side of highway.
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32.4
Access to Hiking Trail

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32.5
Point of Information
Crossing Jottahamma Creek, Alaska
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34.2
Access to Skilak Wildlife Refuge Recreation Area
West side of highway
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38.0
Roadside highway turnout
No services. West side of highway.
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39.2
Roadside highway turnout
No services, nice spot overlooking lake. East side of highway.
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40.0
Point of Information
Crossing Yamerak Creek.
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40.2
Roadside highway turnout
Access to Skyline Trail hiking Trail.
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42.4
Roadside highway turnout
Large gravel turnout, no services. West side of highway.
28.6
46.1
View from highway
Driving south on the Alaska Sterling Highway.
32.1
51.7
Access to Kelly Lake, Alaska
East side of highway.
34.1
54.8
Access to Egumen Lake, Alkaska
East side of highway.
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55.6
Access to Watson Lake
Camping 3 camp sites, picnic tables pit toilets.
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58.1
Roadside highway turnout
No services. East side of highway.
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View from highway - Photo end of Scenic Byway highway sign
Driving south on the Alaska Sterling Highway. This is the end of the North segment of The Sterling Scenic Byway. The south segent of the Sterling Highway Scenic Byway begins at the community of Anchor Point and ends at Homer, Alaska.
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Bings Landing Campground and Day Use Area
Campground and Day Park. Located on the Kenai River, above Naptown Rapids. Facilities: Camp sites, water, toilets, hiking trails, boat launch.
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Community of Sterling, Alaska
Photo Sterling welcome highway sign.
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Access to R V Park Campground
West side of highway.
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Access to Izak Walton Recreation Site Campground
This campground sits at the confluence of the Alaska, Moose and Kenai rivers. - Facilities: Camp sites, water, picnic tables, toilets, hiking trails, fishing, boat launch. East side of highway.
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72.5
Point of Information
Crossing the Moose River, Alaska.
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73.4
Roadside highway turnout - Rest Area
West side of highway
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Access to R V Park Campground
West side of highway.
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75.7
Access to Lodging
West side of highway.
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76.5
Scout Lake Road
Access to Morgan's Landing and Scout Lake Campgrounds - Kenai River Special Mgmt. Area. Both Morgan's Landing Campground and Scout Lake Campgrounds have camp sites, water, picnic tables, hiking trails, fishing.
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81.3
Mirror Lake
East side of highway
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Services fuel at highway
West side of highway.
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Jim Dahler Road
Access to Bed amd Breakfast. North side of highway.
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Services fuel at highway
Gas, Diesel. East side of highway.
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City of Soldotna, Alaska - Photo Welcome to Soldotna highway sign
Northern Limits. The City of Soldotna is home of the World Record King Salmon 94.4 lbs. - Soldotna was named after Soldotna Creek which drains out into the Kenai River. The Kenai River is one of Soldotna's big attractions. The Kenai is an 80 mile long river stretching from Kenai Lake in Cooper Landing, Alaska, to the mouth at Cook Inlet near the town of Kenai.
55.0
88.5
Access to Bed amd Breakfast
East of highway, 2 miles.
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90.1
Photo view from highway
Driving south on the Alaska Sterling Highway. Approaching city of Soldotna.
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Services fuel at highway
Gas, diesel, access to Fred Myers Store. East side of highway.
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City of Soldotna - Junction of Kenai Spur Highway
West to the community of Kenai, Alaska. NOTE: For highway travel west via The Kenai Spur Highway - See Milebymile.com Road Map Highway Travel Guide Soldotna to Kenai for driving directions.

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City of Soldotna - Junction of Kenai Spur Highway
For highway travel south via The Sterling Highway Scenic Byway - See Milebymile.com Road Map Highway Travel Guide - Soldotna to Homer for driving directions and highway photos. Start / Finish of Road Map Highway Travel Guide.