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Family encounters persistant bear on Skilak Loop

An idyllic hike along the Upper Kenai River Trail ended in a hasty retreat for a group of hikers who encountered a bear. The persistent predator followed them all the way back...

...Also can be accessed via Kalifornsky Beach Road entrance, across the street from the Soldotna Sports Center. Kenai River Trail ?2.5 miles long Features: Meandering through forest, meadows, wildflowers, and berry patches, this trail...
Refuge Notebook: The lively winter life of quaking aspen

...can be seen along the highway on the way through Cooper Landing, with close encounters on many trails such as the Kenai River Trail or the Skyline Trail on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. Many neighborhoods are nestled in small stands of quaking...
Straka making an impression since 2007, said Straka was the first Oilers player to arrive at her house this year. Straka has hiked the Kenai River Trail, toured Homer and fished out of Kachemak Bay for halibut with the Renkens. "John is here because he made it happen...
Brown Bears face crucial road tests

...Avalanche (20-12-1). Fairbanks, winners of seven straight, has 42 points. The Avalanche holds 41, while Kenai River trails with 31. David believes the team must win one of two in Palmer and play at least .500 hockey the rest of the road...
Local Trails

...or just past the Sterling Highway cutoff, access the trail from the south side at the designated parking area. Kenai River Trail F 2.5 miles Features: A meandering trail through forest, meadows, wildflowers, berries and the only trail that...
What's Happening 4:30 p.m. and weekends from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. There are many scenic hiking trails, including the Kenai River trail, which begins near the center. The center is on Ski Hill Road near the intersection of the Sterling Highway and...
Mountain trail open windows to the wilderness

...It's gorgeous out here peaceful and quiet." Kenai River Trail A little under a mile down Skilak Lake Road is a trail head for the Kenai River Trail. This trail has two entrances and offers a few options...
Help catching the big ones appreciated

...Independent Living Centers on the Kenai Peninsula would like to extend a big thank you to Drift Away Fishing for all their assistance in catching "The Big Ones" on our Silver Salmon Adventure on the Kenai River. TRAILS staff and participants
Flood watch issued for Kenai Peninsula

...high levels due to ongoing snow and glacial melt. Recent and expected heavy rain may cause minor flooding on the Kenai River, Trail River, and small streams. The flood watch is in effect through Saturday afternoon. -- Staff report


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