Jimmie Jack'S Alaska Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... by sound.
Mt. Redoubt, an ACTIVE volcano, overlooks Kenai and boasts an elevation of over 10,000 feet. It has erupted four times since first being observed: 1901, 1966, 1989 and 2009.
Kenai River Estuary serves as a protective area for over 150 species of birds and mammals.
And then there is the elusive caribou...if you are lucky.
... Park across Cook Inlet. We immediately saw a black bear fishing at the mouth of the creek, then a few minutes later we saw two sibling brown bears (grizzly) getting their breakfast too. Our guide, Mark, kept us on the red salmon at the opening of the creek so we all had our 3 fish limit within an hour. All the while we watched the bears and they watched us right back. The two siblings lounged on the rocks after filling the ...
... Lake, a free National Park campground with 4 sites at the dead end of a gravel road. One site was open, it had a wonderful lake, mountain view. It looked like a good lake to fish but 25 MPH winds and rain discourage me from trying to fish it.
Next morning we got an early start for Soldotna. It is the height of salmon season so campsites are at a premium. We decided we would park the RV at Fred Myers and then explore what camping was ...
... toward Soldotna. There are a few very large active wildfires, two of which the Sterling Hwy went right between. By the time we arrived on the highway there was smoke but the fires were getting under control thus we did' t need to follow pilot cars down the road. We did have to drive that road, as it's the only way to Soldotna. All was fine. We stopped for a late breakfast at Gwin's Roadhouse,a historic roadhouse. It was well ...
... time at the beginning of my trip that I could leave Anchorage was a Thursday, which meant getting the 3pm bus out of Anchorage & the 8.30 from Homer the following morning. The main reason for hiring the rental car at this time was to make a quick trip to Homer & I was glad that I had it for my 'escape' (being dramatic again!). After a quick look round I was out of there, wondering how people can say how lovely it is - I guess out of the tourist season it would be ...