While we have yet to see heavy snowfall here on the central Kenai Peninsula, there has been some in higher elevations, and winter recreation enthusiasts no doubt are tuning up the snowmachines or waxing the skis in anticipation.
Most of the popular destinations have already been reserved, but campers will soon see a fee increase for the public-use cabins maintained by Alaska State Parks.
...exit points on the lower portion of the river. In late 2011, The Alaska Department of Natural Resources Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation received $2 million to fund public feedback, property investigation and site purchase; thus far no...
Work will continue for the next several years on three projects designed to enhance access, usability and sustainability of the Kasilof River special use area and drift boat fishery.
Since the mid-1990s, the demand for boat access to the Kenai River at Bing's Landing has been high.
The Alaska Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation has closed Stormy Lake to watercraft and aircraft for the summer season while government officials assess and seek to control spreading of the invasive aquatic plant, elodea.
Due to heavy rainfall and road damage, the Alaska Department of Natural Resources Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation has closed the Pillars boat launch in the Kenai River Special Management area. According to a press release...
The Kenai Peninsula Borough Office of Emergency Management is watching several areas of concern and potential road closures as storm water runoff continues to swamp roadways and cause river flooding. According to a media release residents should avoid flooded areas and roads and watch for traffic diversions. Several areas have either already been closed or are being watched including -Areas of the Kenai River where the bank is eroding faster than normal -Leopold Road in Ninilchik which has yet to be closed but should be avoided
Residents will have the opportunity to weigh in on a proposal to establish a special use area surrounding the lower Kasilof River on Wednesday.
For the first time, every guide on the Kenai River this summer will need to have passed the Kenai River Guide Academy.
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