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Rock climbers build confidence

...where you still can compete, but not compare yourself to others."On Fridays, the class will move outside to Captain Cook State Park, north of Nikiski 36 miles on the Kenai Spur Highway, for boulder climbing, depending on the weather and tide...

...Loop and Cohoe Loop may be accessed at Nikiski High School. Trail distances range between .5 and 1.34 miles. Captain Cook State Park has entry to the beach that can be made by foot or car. After taking the first right once leaving the pavement...
KRSMA Board hears updates on Kasilof boat retrieval, deferred maintenance

...of Environmental Conservation approved septic system;? Reconditioning the access road and parking area at Captain Cook State Park;? Reconditioning trails at the Stormy Lake Swim Beach;? Restoring the canoe takeout at Swanson River;? Restoring...
A summer plan

...last visit. Some nice day in spring when there's a minus tide, we want to pack a picnic lunch and go out to Captain Cook State Park for a long walk on the beach. Very close to home, we plan to have a few friends over for a big paella dinner...
Pioneer Potluck: About Alaska

...we are happy where we are at, snuggled in our small house that Bob built, on a beautiful lake not to far from Captain Cook State Park and fishing in the Swanson River. Our visitors exclaim with much surprise. "Do you live here all winter long...
Debris removal progressing

...removing a washed out culvert and dilapidated foot bridge from Leaf Creek, which is about 4.5 miles north of Captain Cook State Park. That effort was also supported and funded through volunteer efforts, Czarnezki said. On the Anchor River...
Brush the invaders off your boots

...rapidly expanding urban interface. Land practices associated with new cabins in the Caribou Hills and north of Captain Cook State Park may introduce exotic invasive plants into remote areas of the refuge that we can't treat effectively. The discovery...
Nikiski man survives bear mauling

...around 9 p.m. that Nikiski resident William Pfendler had been attacked by a bear near the Swanson River in Captain Cook State Park. Pfendler, 37, was returning to his car after a late fishing trip when the brown bear attacked him. That night...
Leaving a mess is not OK

...for the celebration, but my husband and I were there afterward. It wasn't in someone's backyard. This was Captain Cook State Park in the picnic area overlooking Cook Inlet.After a hard day of labor we headed up to our favorite spot to have...
Stuck in the mud: It's a good thing

...can go up, cut loose, and not get in too much trouble," he said.Other places they go include the beach and Captain Cook State Park. In addition, they like to hop on their machines and go down to the local store. They may even ride to Ninilchik...


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